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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 76 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing VB 28 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.59% 1.16% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.01% 3.24% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £146 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £361 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £26.35 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +163.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -26.47%
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
699 555 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.76% 35.76% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 318 210
Average daily rate £350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 24
Average hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.47 £22.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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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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
Derbyshire +14 14 £400 +90.47% 1
Leicestershire +6 9 £250 -32.43% 6
Northamptonshire -8 3 £450 +200.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -13 1 - - 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 23 (60.53%) .NET
1 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 22 (57.89%) MS Excel
3 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
4 20 (52.63%) C#
5 15 (39.47%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) N-Tier
7 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
7 11 (28.95%) OOP
8 10 (26.32%) Resource Management
8 10 (26.32%) Open Source
9 7 (18.42%) Windows
9 7 (18.42%) XML
9 7 (18.42%) OO
10 6 (15.79%) Oracle
10 6 (15.79%) Web Services
10 6 (15.79%) HTML
10 6 (15.79%) VB6
11 5 (13.16%) Finance
11 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
11 5 (13.16%) VBA
11 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
12 4 (10.53%) MTS
12 4 (10.53%) MS Access
12 4 (10.53%) COM
12 4 (10.53%) CSS
12 4 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (10.53%) UNIX
12 4 (10.53%) Java
12 4 (10.53%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (10.53%) MTS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) DNN
Applications
1 22 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) MS Access
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.63%) MSI
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
2 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Team Leader
3 11 (28.95%) Development Team Leader
3 11 (28.95%) .NET Team Leader
3 11 (28.95%) Software Team Leader
4 10 (26.32%) Software Development Team Leader
5 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) PMO Manager
8 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Deployment Team Leader
9 1 (2.63%) Service Performance Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.63%) MI Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) MI Developer
9 1 (2.63%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
3 7 (18.42%) XML
4 6 (15.79%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) Web Services
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.53%) COM
6 4 (10.53%) CSS
7 3 (7.89%) WinForms
8 2 (5.26%) REST
8 2 (5.26%) JSON
8 2 (5.26%) SOAP
9 1 (2.63%) J2EE
9 1 (2.63%) WCF
9 1 (2.63%) WPF
9 1 (2.63%) jQuery
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) N-Tier
2 10 (26.32%) Open Source
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) PMI
5 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) HPUX
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) OOP
2 10 (26.32%) Resource Management
3 7 (18.42%) OO
4 4 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.63%) People Management
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) VB6
4 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
4 5 (13.16%) VBA
5 4 (10.53%) Java
5 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VBScript
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Control-M
1 1 (2.63%) CA Endevor
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Sun
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) BMC
4 1 (2.63%) Novell
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.63%) Perforce
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
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