The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.17% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £20.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+84.44% -27.05%
VB
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 41.67% 22.22% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
Average daily rate £180 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £345 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

VB
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA