The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 23 39 17
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs citing VB 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.82% 0.87% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 2.04% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £290 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £25.80
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -5.02%
VB
West Yorkshire

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
49 98 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 40.16% 42.79% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 38
Median daily rate £450 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) PMP
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft