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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 34 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing VB 1 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.50% 9.66% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 27.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£283 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £311
% change year-on-year
+0.61% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £26.45 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.32% -3.81%
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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
63 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 31.19% 34.66% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 25
Average daily rate £325 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £384 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
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