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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 53 40
Contract jobs citing VB 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 1.27% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.45% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £26.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +1.96%
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
279 203 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 38.11% 36.71% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 138 65
Median daily rate £434 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +185.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) InstallShield
2 2 (66.67%) AdminStudio
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) AdminStudio
1 2 (66.67%) InstallShield
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCDST
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware