The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 29 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing VB 2 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.97% 4.93% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 15.71% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 8
Median daily rate - £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
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
63 70 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 30.58% 31.39% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 54
Median daily rate £313 £360 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £272 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.25 £37.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.33% +275.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) GIS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Mapinfo