The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stirling region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 14 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.15% - 5.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.90% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 48 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 47.69% 52.17% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 23
Average daily rate £385 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB
Scotland

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) MS Access
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) BC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) VB6
4 3 (42.86%) E-business
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Classic ASP
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) VBScript
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Control-M
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
6 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (14.29%) Rational Application Developer

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Development Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) XSLT
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Classic ASP
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) JSF
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) E-business
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) RAD
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (42.86%) VB6
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) VBScript
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) BC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
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Change Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stirling
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Stirling
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago