The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 198 212 219
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.030% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5332 6562 7201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.88% 92.61% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3888 4819 5239
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 169
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
VB Developer
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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
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 30 July 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%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) ADO
3 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) DTV
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) ADO
2 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
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