The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines - - 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £26.40 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.01% -4.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Staines region.

Programming Languages Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 31.82% 21.77% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 11
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Staines

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Report Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft