The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 34 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing VB 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.26% 0.27% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £345 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
VB
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
95 102 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 23.99% 27.87% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 61 52
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 8
Average hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% -10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rugby - 2 £345 -
Warwick - 1 - - 1
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) VB6
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (22.22%) LotusScript
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
4 2 (22.22%) Lotus
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) ODBC
4 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) ODBC
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 3 (33.33%) VB6
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) LotusScript
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Lotus
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle