The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 83 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing VB 7 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.55% 1.74% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 4.59% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 10
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£394 £230 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.19% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -19.68%
VB
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
517 479 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 40.33% 37.84% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 313 228
Average daily rate £400 £344 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 45
Average hourly rate £47.40 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £53.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Camberley - 5 £400 - 1
Guildford - 1 £275 -
Leatherhead - 1 £375 - 2
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) VBScript
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 11 (47.83%) C#
4 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (43.48%) Migration
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (43.48%) NetApp
5 10 (43.48%) .NET
5 10 (43.48%) DNS
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
6 9 (39.13%) XML
6 9 (39.13%) VB6
7 8 (34.78%) HTML
7 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
8 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
8 7 (30.43%) IIS
8 7 (30.43%) CRM
8 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
8 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (26.09%) NAS
9 6 (26.09%) COM+
9 6 (26.09%) EMC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) TPMS
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) NAS
3 5 (21.74%) LDAP
4 4 (17.39%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) DTS
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) ClearCase
2 4 (17.39%) ClearQuest
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Military
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Administrator
1 6 (26.09%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) CRM Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) COM+
5 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.35%) WCF
7 1 (4.35%) WPF
7 1 (4.35%) WF
7 1 (4.35%) CSS
7 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
7 1 (4.35%) WinForms
7 1 (4.35%) Ajax
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) CRM
2 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) API Integration
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) VBScript
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) C#
4 9 (39.13%) VB6
5 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
6 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.70%) C++
8 1 (4.35%) Java
8 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) C
8 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCAD
1 4 (17.39%) MCSD
1 4 (17.39%) MCDBA
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) WSUS
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) NetApp
3 6 (26.09%) EMC
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) 3Com