The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 18 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.30% - 12.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.81% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
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£425 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -19.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
27 83 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 29.03% 39.34% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 71 11
Average daily rate £334 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
1 17 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 17 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) ISEB
1 17 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 17 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 17 (100.00%) Change Control
2 16 (94.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (94.12%) Information Security
2 16 (94.12%) GIS
2 16 (94.12%) Web Services
2 16 (94.12%) SOA
2 16 (94.12%) UML
2 16 (94.12%) CRM
3 15 (88.24%) SAP
3 15 (88.24%) Management Information System
3 15 (88.24%) Workflow
3 15 (88.24%) CMS
3 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (88.24%) Retail
3 15 (88.24%) Content Management
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) ArchiMate
7 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (11.76%) SharePoint

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 15 (88.24%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (5.88%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 15 (88.24%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Architect
1 17 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 16 (94.12%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) GIS
2 15 (88.24%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
1 17 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 17 (100.00%) Change Control
2 16 (94.12%) SOA
2 16 (94.12%) UML
2 16 (94.12%) CRM
2 16 (94.12%) Information Security
3 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (88.24%) Content Management
3 15 (88.24%) Workflow
4 4 (23.53%) ArchiMate
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Information Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) ISEB
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) ISO 9000
2 16 (94.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) SAP