The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing VB 21 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.31% 1.81% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 5.11% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 17
Median daily rate £425 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -0.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +14.00%
VB
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
540 568 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.79% 35.54% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 368 245
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 31
Median hourly rate £45.75 £15.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+202.47% -56.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £37.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VB
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VB
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +4 13 £425 - 4
Nottinghamshire -8 3 £338 +8.00% 2
Derbyshire +2 2 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 2 - - 3
Leicestershire -2 1 £325 +5.69% 3
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VB.

1 27 (87.10%) .NET
2 24 (77.42%) VB.NET
3 22 (70.97%) SQL
3 22 (70.97%) C#
3 22 (70.97%) VB6
4 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
5 17 (54.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
6 16 (51.61%) SharePoint
6 16 (51.61%) VBA
6 16 (51.61%) Classic ASP
6 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (48.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (45.16%) .NET Framework
9 10 (32.26%) SAP
10 9 (29.03%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (29.03%) ITIL
11 8 (25.81%) HND
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
12 7 (22.58%) Finance
13 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
14 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
15 4 (12.90%) HTML
15 4 (12.90%) CSS
15 4 (12.90%) Windows
15 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (12.90%) HTML5
15 4 (12.90%) jQuery
16 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
16 3 (9.68%) Build Automation

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 16 (51.61%) SharePoint
2 15 (48.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) GIS
5 1 (3.23%) DTS
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Advertising
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (25.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) GIS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Developer in Test
6 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database Developer
6 1 (3.23%) PC Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) Classic ASP
3 14 (45.16%) .NET Framework
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.90%) CSS
5 4 (12.90%) HTML
5 4 (12.90%) HTML5
5 4 (12.90%) jQuery
6 3 (9.68%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.23%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) DCOM
7 1 (3.23%) WCF
7 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Build Automation
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) SDLC
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.23%) Kanban
5 1 (3.23%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) People Management
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.23%) UML
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) VB.NET
2 22 (70.97%) C#
2 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 22 (70.97%) VB6
3 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
3 16 (51.61%) VBA
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (25.81%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.23%) Dell
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) hybris
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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