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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing VB 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.20% 0.56% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.94% 1.54% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -26.47%
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
162 260 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.29% 36.31% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 141 90
Average daily rate £375 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
Average hourly rate £20.19 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.24% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 5 May 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 +13 7 - -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) VBScript
4 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
5 8 (47.06%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
5 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
5 8 (47.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (47.06%) McAfee
5 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
6 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (35.29%) SCCM
7 6 (35.29%) Release Management
8 4 (23.53%) VB6
8 4 (23.53%) Java
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) C#
9 3 (17.65%) .NET
9 3 (17.65%) IBM
10 2 (11.76%) Change Management
10 2 (11.76%) Finance
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
10 2 (11.76%) IIS
10 2 (11.76%) MSMQ
10 2 (11.76%) Unisys
10 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) CICS
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) WebTrends
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) MSMQ
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
1 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Release Management
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) System Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Insight
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) WFM
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
1 10 (58.82%) VBScript
2 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 4 (23.53%) VB6
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) JCL
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (35.29%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) McAfee
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
5 2 (11.76%) Unisys
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Google