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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 44 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing VB 17 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.42% 2.08% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.04% 6.70% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 1
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£290 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.06 £34.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -12.69%
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
188 179 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.78% 31.08% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 101 111
Average daily rate £315 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 14
Average hourly rate £20.06 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.90 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.01 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +1 15 £290 -35.55% 1
Chippenham - - - - 2
Corsham - - - -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (56.52%) SQL
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) VBScript
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) SAP
5 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
6 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) VMware
6 5 (21.74%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (21.74%) Business Transformation
6 5 (21.74%) SAP Security
7 4 (17.39%) SAP GRC
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) McAfee
7 4 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP GRC
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) OLAP
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) QlikView
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.04%) MSI
2 2 (8.70%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.35%) AdminStudio
3 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) SAP Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Database Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.70%) WSH
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
4 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (21.74%) Business Transformation
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Security
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Stress Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) VBScript
3 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) VBA
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) VB6
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) vCloud
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) SAP
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) McAfee
5 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) Computacenter
6 2 (8.70%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix