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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 56 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing VB 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.41% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 1.26% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +28.88%

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
192 159 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 39.75% 31.61% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 92 108
Median daily rate £488 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Median hourly rate £45.87 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.70 £42.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +8 1 - -
Chichester - 1 - - 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) VC++
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft