The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 14 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing VB 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.37% 6.25% 5.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 11.11% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £420 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +34.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £324
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +11.88%
VB
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 32.88% 56.25% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 10
Median daily rate £338 £365 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

VB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft