The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - - 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +28.88%

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
20 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 29.85% 33.33% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £300 £445 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.58% +61.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £365 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 0
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stevenage region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017, 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Redmine
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Redmine
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Access Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Database Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) PLM
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) PTC
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) VMware