The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 20 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing VB 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.63% 5.77% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£169 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -12.69%
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 Worcestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 25.00% 48.08% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 9
Average daily rate £200 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £300 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £399 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +24.00%
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 Worcestershire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 21 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
Worcester - 2 £169 - 2
Bromsgrove - - - - 1
Redditch - - - -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
Worcester, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £227 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago