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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.92% - 5.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% - 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£275 - £203
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £20.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.69% -27.05%
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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
130 64 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 49.81% 34.22% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 24 31
Average daily rate £328 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £255 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £380 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) MS Access
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (57.14%) VBA
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) SAS
5 3 (42.86%) Toad
6 2 (28.57%) Data Management
6 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Coaching
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 1 (14.29%) Change Control
7 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) WFM
7 1 (14.29%) Banking

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) MS Access
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Toad
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) MI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VBA
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle