The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Warrington region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 25 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing VB 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.57% 1.88% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 5.45% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
47 55 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 26.70% 34.38% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 14
Average daily rate £350 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £276 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB
Cheshire

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
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 19 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft