The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.33% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £470 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
VB
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
141 95 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 36.43% 45.45% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 62 16
Average daily rate £443 £600 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.16% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £394 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (66.67%) CAML
3 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) FQL
3 6 (66.67%) Open Source
3 6 (66.67%) ServiceNow
4 5 (55.56%) OWASP
4 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
4 5 (55.56%) Data Management
4 5 (55.56%) Law
5 4 (44.44%) Internet
6 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (11.11%) Gatling

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Gatling
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 5 (55.56%) Law
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
1 7 (77.78%) Technical Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Technical Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Digital Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Migration Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) CAML
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Open Source
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Data Management
2 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
2 5 (55.56%) OWASP
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) FQL
3 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft