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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 48 58 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Contract jobs citing VB 10 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.43% 0.16% 4.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 0.45% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -9.33%
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
160 220 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.89% 34.70% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 132 109
Average daily rate £355 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 11
Average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £27.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 2 March 2015. 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 0 6 £275 - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Corsham - - - -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) VBScript
4 4 (30.77%) VB6
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (15.38%) SCOM
6 2 (15.38%) McAfee
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
6 2 (15.38%) IIS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WebTrends
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) MSMQ
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Security
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) System Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Data-Driven Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) VBScript
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) VB6
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) JCL
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 2 (15.38%) Unisys
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) AppSense
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
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