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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 30 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.54% - 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% - 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.57%
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
77 65 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 41.62% 28.38% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 35
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £268 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £40.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.62% -77.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SystmOne

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
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%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos