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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 10 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing VB 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 6.38% 7.14% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 13.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.05 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-12.64% -16.90%
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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
15 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 31.91% 54.76% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 5
Average daily rate £225 £330 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +22.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £30.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.54% -24.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Varonis
2 1 (25.00%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Samba
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) GxP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Samba
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Varonis
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) NetIQ