The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 41 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing VB 1 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.27% 3.02% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 10.62% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 13
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£200 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.62% +1.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -14.19%
VB
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 113 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 30.19% 28.46% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 86
Average daily rate £313 £340 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £400 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 4
Average hourly rate £29.95 £40.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.12% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

VB
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

VB
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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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
Chichester - - - - 1
Crawley - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
Worthing - - - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) VB6
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) Quality Management
5 6 (42.86%) QA
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
8 3 (21.43%) Marketing
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) Citrix
8 3 (21.43%) ERP
9 2 (14.29%) DTS
9 2 (14.29%) Intranet
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle
9 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (14.29%) C#
9 2 (14.29%) HTML
9 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 2 (14.29%) IIS
9 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (14.29%) Web Services
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) DTS
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (7.14%) AdminStudio
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Applications Support
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Reporting Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) VB6
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects