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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 36 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing VB 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.28% 0.42% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.28% 1.12% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
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£400 £170 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.05 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-12.64% -16.90%
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
72 89 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 28.02% 37.71% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 25
Average daily rate £370 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.90 £11.86 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 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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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 - 1 £400 - 3
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (86.67%) C#
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) N-Tier
3 11 (73.33%) OOP
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
4 10 (66.67%) Open Source
4 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 10 (66.67%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Back Office
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) WinForms
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) SCCM
6 1 (6.67%) QA
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Team Leader
1 11 (73.33%) Development Team Leader
1 11 (73.33%) .NET Team Leader
1 11 (73.33%) Software Team Leader
2 10 (66.67%) Software Development Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) WinForms
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) N-Tier
2 10 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) OOP
2 10 (66.67%) Resource Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle