The table below looks at the statistics for the VB Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 200 229 198
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -31
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.014% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.015% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £250
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -50.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5469 6582 5911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 93.14% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4184 4819 4369
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 126 140
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

VB Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VB Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VB Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VB Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

VB Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VB Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VB Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited VB Developer in their job title 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 with VB Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited VB Developer in their job title 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 with VB Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP