The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 25 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing VB 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.30% 2.44% 7.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 4.55% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £413 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +29.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +74.47%
VB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 88 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.43% 53.66% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 26
Median daily rate £300 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £420 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £8.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -1 1 £475 +13.09%
Tamworth - 1 - -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Epicor
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Online Games
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Magento
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Epicor