The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 3.51% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £326 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.33%
VB
Warwickshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Warwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 32.46% 22.34% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 32
Average daily rate £326 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwick

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Warwick

VB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick 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 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) HTML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle