The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had VB Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 162 206 203
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -3
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.14% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.14% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £300 £344 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -36.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VB Developer
London

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
3212 5598 5518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.57% 94.72% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 4350 4016
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 87 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.71 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.90 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

VB Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured VB Developer in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, VB Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring VB Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) VB6
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) WinForms
4 2 (28.57%) Equities
5 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (14.29%) Reuters
5 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
5 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) AS400
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) QA

VB Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) WinForms
2 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Equities
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
2 1 (14.29%) Reuters