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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing VB 26 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.12% 2.28% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.64% 5.61% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 19
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 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £385 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £31.75 £32.30
% change year-on-year
-20.47% -1.70%
Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
461 499 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.63% 40.67% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 229 255
Average daily rate £325 £361 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £201 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 47
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £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 22 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 22 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 0 1 £375 +20.00% 1
Leatherhead - - - - 2
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 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 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 24 (58.54%) Windows
3 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
4 21 (51.22%) VBScript
4 21 (51.22%) .NET
4 21 (51.22%) VB6
5 17 (41.46%) XML
6 16 (39.02%) VB.NET
6 16 (39.02%) C#
7 15 (36.59%) HTML
7 15 (36.59%) Java
7 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
7 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2000
9 13 (31.71%) COM+
9 13 (31.71%) IIS
10 11 (26.83%) DTS
11 10 (24.39%) Documentum
11 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
12 9 (21.95%) CRM
13 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
13 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
14 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
14 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
15 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds
15 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds Orion
15 5 (12.20%) Capacity Management
15 5 (12.20%) SCSM
15 5 (12.20%) Oracle

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (31.71%) IIS
2 10 (24.39%) Documentum
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (26.83%) DTS
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.88%) MSI
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Support Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Technical Support
4 7 (17.07%) Applications Support
5 5 (12.20%) Programmer
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports Developer
8 2 (4.88%) IT Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Support Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) .NET
2 17 (41.46%) XML
3 15 (36.59%) HTML
3 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
4 13 (31.71%) COM+
5 3 (7.32%) Web Services
5 3 (7.32%) J2EE
5 3 (7.32%) jQuery
5 3 (7.32%) WinForms
6 2 (4.88%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.88%) Classic ASP
6 2 (4.88%) XSLT
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.44%) Ajax
7 1 (2.44%) Spring
7 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.76%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) UNIX
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) CRM
2 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.20%) Capacity Management
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.88%) Logistics
5 2 (4.88%) Change Control
6 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.44%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.44%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Time Management
6 1 (2.44%) Load Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.44%) MVC
6 1 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 21 (51.22%) VBScript
2 21 (51.22%) VB6
3 16 (39.02%) VB.NET
3 16 (39.02%) C#
4 15 (36.59%) Java
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.88%) C++
8 2 (4.88%) Perl
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.88%) C
8 2 (4.88%) Python
9 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.88%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (12.20%) SCSM
1 5 (12.20%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) BMC
3 2 (4.88%) NetApp
3 2 (4.88%) Sun
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Juniper
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.44%) Planview
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
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