The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Watford 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 22 20
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 1.11% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.63% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.53 £25.70 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-12.33% -19.05%
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
47 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 43.93% 42.22% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 10
Average daily rate £375 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Watford

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

VB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase ASE

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase