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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing VB 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.23% 0.96% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.15% 4.41% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Median daily rate £370 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £20.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £28.05
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -12.64%
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
193 136 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 29.69% 21.83% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 81 108
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.19 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.78% -46.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.19 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 £21.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Swindon -6 4 £305 -
Salisbury - 3 £375 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) VB6
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) IIS
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (8.33%) DB2
8 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) MS Office

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 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) GSM
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) LTE
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) UMTS
1 1 (8.33%) WCDMA
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (8.33%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (25.00%) VB Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
2 5 (41.67%) VB6
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) MapBasic
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Actix
3 1 (8.33%) Anite
3 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (8.33%) Huawei
3 1 (8.33%) ION Trading
3 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia