The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 27 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing VB 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 2.13% 0.66% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 2.13% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £338 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
VB
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 33.51% 31.13% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 16
Average daily rate £363 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 4
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Winchester region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Winchester region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) DCOM
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) COM
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 4 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) DCOM
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) COM
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft