The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 45 51 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing VB 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.75% 0.18% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.40% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.10% +64.44%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 207 163 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 52.01% 29.16% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 83 89
Median daily rate £368 £330 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.36% -11.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire citing VB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Nottinghamshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB in Nottinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Nottinghamshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Nottinghamshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +7 2 - - 1
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) VBA
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Access
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
2 1 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Access Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Access VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Excel Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VBA
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik