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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 57 40
Contract jobs citing VB 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.30% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.90% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £419 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +4.83%
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
193 223 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 37.84% 32.94% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 134 82
Median daily rate £400 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 2
Median hourly rate £38.25 £36.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 7 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 2 (100.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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