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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 12 8
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 3.45% 16.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.88% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £28.05
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -12.64%
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
15 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.75% 58.62% 55.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 17
Median daily rate £275 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.81% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £415 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Online Games
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005

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 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft