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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 82 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing VB 10 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.64% 1.22% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 3.04% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 7
Median daily rate £338 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £355 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £28.05
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -12.64%
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
473 658 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.36% 40.02% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 420 289
Median daily rate £338 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -45.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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
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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Nottinghamshire +3 4 £339 - 2
Derbyshire +4 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire +2 2 £344 -23.61% 5
Leicestershire -3 1 £325 -31.57% 3
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VB.

1 24 (70.59%) .NET
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (50.00%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) VB.NET
4 13 (38.24%) VB6
5 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
6 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
6 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
7 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
8 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
9 8 (23.53%) VBA
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (23.53%) Classic ASP
10 7 (20.59%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
10 7 (20.59%) SDLC
11 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (17.65%) Oracle
11 6 (17.65%) VBScript
11 6 (17.65%) SAP
11 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
12 5 (14.71%) Data Management
12 5 (14.71%) MVC
12 5 (14.71%) Web Design
12 5 (14.71%) CruiseControl
12 5 (14.71%) Selenium
12 5 (14.71%) DNN

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 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.59%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (14.71%) DNN
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) GIS
5 1 (2.94%) DTS
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) CruiseControl
1 5 (14.71%) Selenium
1 5 (14.71%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 6 (17.65%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (14.71%) JavaScript Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) GIS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Developer in Test
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.94%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 8 (23.53%) Classic ASP
4 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 5 (14.71%) CSS
5 5 (14.71%) HTML
5 5 (14.71%) XML
6 4 (11.76%) Web Services
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (8.82%) HTML5
7 3 (8.82%) jQuery
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.94%) CSS3
8 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
2 7 (20.59%) SDLC
3 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.71%) Clinical Data Management
4 5 (14.71%) Data Management
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) MVC
4 5 (14.71%) Web Design
5 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Build Automation
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (2.94%) OO
8 1 (2.94%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C#
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) VB.NET
3 13 (38.24%) VB6
4 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
6 8 (23.53%) VBA
7 6 (17.65%) VBScript
8 5 (14.71%) Java
9 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
10 3 (8.82%) Python
11 2 (5.88%) C++
11 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) HND
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) SAP
3 5 (14.71%) Informatica
3 5 (14.71%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) hybris
5 1 (2.94%) Lotus
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Posted: 5 days ago
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