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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing VB 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.52% 0.91% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 3.13% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£448 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £20.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+84.44% -27.05%
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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 Warrington region.

Programming Languages Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
126 64 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 32.98% 29.22% 42.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 35 20
Average daily rate £450 £495 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +52.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £540 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £36.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) RSS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) RSS
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ActionScript