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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 13 11
Contract jobs citing VB 0 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 5.77% 18.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 15.79% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £318 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £26.40 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.01% -4.00%
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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
49 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 35.77% 36.54% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 11
Average daily rate £330 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £352 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) DTS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DTS
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft