The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £28.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +12.87%
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 Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 53.85% 21.74% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Median daily rate £238 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +8.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

VB
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Sussex region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Physics

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Engineering Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Hardware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB