The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 21 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs citing VB 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.17% 0.55% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 1.71% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £525 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.31% +5.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +74.47%
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
81 117 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 42.86% 32.23% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 94 37
Median daily rate £350 £413 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £36.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -52.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 August 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 Warrington region with a requirement for VB.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Open Source
4 6 (42.86%) CAML
4 6 (42.86%) FQL
4 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (42.86%) ServiceNow
5 5 (35.71%) Microservices
5 5 (35.71%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) LDAP
5 5 (35.71%) HTTP
5 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
5 5 (35.71%) Tivoli
5 5 (35.71%) SAML
5 5 (35.71%) Law
5 5 (35.71%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) Data Management
5 5 (35.71%) OWASP
5 5 (35.71%) Lua
5 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (35.71%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) WinCC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 5 (35.71%) Law
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Technical Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Commissioning Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Migration Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) CAML
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) SAML
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) RIA
2 1 (7.14%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Open Source
3 6 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (35.71%) Data Management
4 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
4 5 (35.71%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (35.71%) Microservices
4 5 (35.71%) OWASP
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) FQL
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (35.71%) Lua
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Rockwell
2 1 (7.14%) Siemens