The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 14 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing VB 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.90% 8.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £20.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.69% -27.05%
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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 Stevenage region.

Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 28.57% 47.83% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 7
Average daily rate £300 £258 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% -35.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £258 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £345 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (50.00%) Simulink
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 3 (50.00%) Signal Processing
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) GxP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) NetIQ
3 1 (16.67%) MSI
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Simulink
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) RF Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 3 (50.00%) Signal Processing
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Application Discovery
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) NetIQ
1 1 (16.67%) Varonis