The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 22 27
Contract jobs citing VB 0 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 4.90% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 16.95% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £203 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -13.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 59 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 32.42% 28.92% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 26
Average daily rate £325 £285 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +29.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £438 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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 Bradford

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) VB6
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) OLTP
5 2 (22.22%) Back Office
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) XSD
6 1 (11.11%) XSL
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) OLTP
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) VB Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
2 1 (11.11%) XSL
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) VB6
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle