The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 25 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing VB 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.73% 0.68% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 1.85% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate £207 £350 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.85% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.33%
VB
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 54 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 25.18% 36.49% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 67
Average daily rate £370 £340 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +209.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -12 1 £114 -67.42% 2
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Derby, Derbyshire
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