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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 27 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing VB 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.36% 2.33% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.04% 8.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £33.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.57% -9.66%
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
71 80 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 33.49% 26.67% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 57 18
Average daily rate £330 £140 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -56.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £110 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £324 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +134.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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
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 March 2015. 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
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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 - - - - 2
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) OOP
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) MSI
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Vista
2 7 (58.33%) SCCM
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (50.00%) Validation
4 5 (41.67%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Line Management
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (16.67%) Back Office
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Software Development Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Build Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) WinForms
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Vista
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) OOP
2 7 (58.33%) OO
3 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft