The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing VB 14 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.95% 2.56% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.00% 7.49% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
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£290 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.06 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £26.40 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.01% -4.00%
VB
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
200 187 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 27.86% 34.19% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 104 122
Average daily rate £330 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 15
Average hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Swindon -2 12 £290 -35.55%
Chippenham - - - -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) VBScript
6 5 (25.00%) SAP
6 5 (25.00%) SAP Security
6 5 (25.00%) Business Transformation
6 5 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (20.00%) SAP GRC
7 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) McAfee
7 4 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (15.00%) Change Management
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
8 3 (15.00%) Computacenter

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (20.00%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (15.00%) MSI
2 2 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) SAP Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Packager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Support
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Database Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (10.00%) WSH
3 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (25.00%) SAP Security
2 5 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) VBScript
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) McAfee
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Computacenter
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix