The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank - 60 51
Contract jobs citing VB 0 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.86% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.73% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £425 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+84.48% +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 Wiltshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
207 220 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 30.44% 31.61% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 162 79
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +57.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (40.00%) Database Security
6 3 (30.00%) High Availability
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) VB6
6 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (30.00%) CRM
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) MSI
2 2 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (10.00%) NuGet
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) LINQ
3 2 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Database Security
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) VB6
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) VBScript
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware