The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Southampton region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 16 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.19% - 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.43% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 3
Average daily rate £263 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.65% 33.21% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 53 32
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB
Hampshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Southampton region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Southampton region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 13 (61.90%) SQL
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
3 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
3 10 (47.62%) C
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) ISO 9001
3 10 (47.62%) Replication
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (38.10%) E-Learning
4 8 (38.10%) CMS
4 8 (38.10%) VBScript
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) Migration
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) QlikView
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (23.81%) PHP
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (23.81%) ETL
7 4 (19.05%) Retail

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
2 8 (38.10%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (23.81%) QlikView
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) DBA
1 7 (33.33%) Administrator
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Developer
2 5 (23.81%) SQL DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Replication
2 8 (38.10%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
1 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
2 7 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) C
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) VBScript
4 5 (23.81%) PHP
4 5 (23.81%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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