The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 70 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing VB 20 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.25% 1.24% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.58% 3.61% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 18
Average daily rate £250 £294 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £331 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.35 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
558 443 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.79% 34.23% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 223 203
Average daily rate £300 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £12.42 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VB
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -9 8 £275 -24.13% 4
Nottinghamshire +6 7 £210 - 2
Leicestershire -12 4 £370 - 4
Derbyshire -15 2 £210 -17.64% 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 29 (61.70%) SQL
2 26 (55.32%) .NET
3 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
4 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
5 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (27.66%) VB6
6 13 (27.66%) VB.NET
6 13 (27.66%) DTS
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
7 12 (25.53%) VBScript
8 11 (23.40%) VBA
8 11 (23.40%) Finance
8 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
9 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
11 8 (17.02%) Windows
12 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
12 7 (14.89%) Citrix
13 6 (12.77%) UNIX
13 6 (12.77%) IIS
13 6 (12.77%) C#
13 6 (12.77%) Retail
13 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (12.77%) Service Management
13 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
14 5 (10.64%) Banking
14 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) DNN
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.51%) MS Project
3 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) DHCP
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) Wireless
2 2 (4.26%) VLAN
3 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (27.66%) DTS
4 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
8 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (6.38%) ReportNet
9 3 (6.38%) Cognos Powerplay
10 2 (4.26%) Informix
11 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
11 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) CruiseControl
2 2 (4.26%) Selenium
2 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.13%) ProC
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Retail
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Legal
4 4 (8.51%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Team Leader
4 6 (12.77%) Desktop Team Leader
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Developer
6 4 (8.51%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.51%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Remote Desktop Support
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Project Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.51%) HTML
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 3 (6.38%) Web Services
5 2 (4.26%) Middleware
5 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.13%) HTML5
6 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.13%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.13%) WinForms
6 1 (2.13%) Ajax
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.13%) WCF
6 1 (2.13%) jQuery
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Tandem
1 2 (4.26%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
1 2 (4.26%) PMI
1 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
1 2 (4.26%) iPad
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) UNIX
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Android
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Service Management
1 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
1 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
2 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
3 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.38%) MVC
3 3 (6.38%) Web Design
3 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.38%) Data Transformation
4 2 (4.26%) Change Control
4 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.26%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
4 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.26%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.26%) PRINCE
4 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) VB.NET
2 13 (27.66%) VB6
3 12 (25.53%) VBScript
4 11 (23.40%) VBA
5 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.77%) C#
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.26%) Java
8 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) C++
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) MCTS
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CNE
4 1 (2.13%) Novell Certification
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) MCSD
4 1 (2.13%) MCITP
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) Cognos
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) HP
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) Teradata
5 2 (4.26%) Telerik
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.13%) Avaya
6 1 (2.13%) Genesys
6 1 (2.13%) BMC
6 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Altiris
6 1 (2.13%) Advent
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 2 days ago