The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Surrey 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 64 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing VB 24 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.89% 2.38% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 5.99% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 17
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £49.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.53 £25.70 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-12.33% -19.05%
Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
482 501 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.89% 39.70% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 238 253
Average daily rate £325 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 51
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB
South East

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Surrey region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

VB
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines -8 3 - -
Guildford -3 1 £375 +15.38%
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) Windows
3 21 (56.76%) VBScript
3 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
4 20 (54.05%) .NET
4 20 (54.05%) VB6
5 17 (45.95%) XML
6 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
6 15 (40.54%) VB.NET
6 15 (40.54%) HTML
6 15 (40.54%) C#
7 14 (37.84%) Java
7 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (35.14%) COM+
8 13 (35.14%) IIS
9 11 (29.73%) DTS
10 9 (24.32%) CRM
10 9 (24.32%) Documentum
10 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
12 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
12 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
12 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
13 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
13 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (13.51%) BMC
13 5 (13.51%) BMC PATROL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 13 (35.14%) IIS
2 9 (24.32%) Documentum
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (29.73%) DTS
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.41%) MSI
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Technical Support
4 7 (18.92%) Support Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Applications Support
6 5 (13.51%) Programmer
6 5 (13.51%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst Programmer
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) IT Administrator
9 2 (5.41%) Support Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Systems Support Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Report Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) XML
3 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
3 15 (40.54%) HTML
4 13 (35.14%) COM+
5 3 (8.11%) Web Services
5 3 (8.11%) J2EE
5 3 (8.11%) jQuery
6 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.41%) Classic ASP
6 2 (5.41%) XSLT
6 2 (5.41%) WinForms
7 1 (2.70%) Spring
7 1 (2.70%) Ajax
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.11%) Solaris
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) CRM
2 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Logistics
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.70%) Load Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.70%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Time Management
6 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.70%) MVC
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) ERP
6 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 21 (56.76%) VBScript
3 20 (54.05%) VB6
4 15 (40.54%) VB.NET
4 15 (40.54%) C#
5 14 (37.84%) Java
6 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.70%) C
9 1 (2.70%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) Perl
9 1 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) MCSE
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) MCITP
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (13.51%) SCSM
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
2 5 (13.51%) BMC
3 1 (2.70%) NetApp
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Planview
3 1 (2.70%) Sun
3 1 (2.70%) HP
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