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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing VB 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.74% 0.53% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% 1.92% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 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 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +86.93%
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
63 104 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 28.77% 27.51% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 77 26
Median daily rate £413 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £340 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Extreme Programming
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 5 (55.56%) LDAP
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) HTTPS
2 5 (55.56%) SAML
2 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) Lua
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (55.56%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Law
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) CAML
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008

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 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
1 5 (55.56%) HTTPS
1 5 (55.56%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Commissioning Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) JSON
1 5 (55.56%) SAML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) RIA
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Extreme Programming
2 5 (55.56%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Lua
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) FQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Rockwell
2 1 (11.11%) Siemens