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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 24 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing VB 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.01% 3.89% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 13.16% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Median daily rate - £400 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +135.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £316
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £25.80
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -5.02%
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
59 76 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 29.80% 29.57% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 63
Median daily rate £270 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £257 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.90 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% +25.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.98 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.50 £16.82 £13.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Mapinfo
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) GIS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft