The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 26 24
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 7.69% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.25 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.92%
VB
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 34.81% 8.07% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 8 21
Median daily rate £410 £295 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.98% -34.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £470 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

VB
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 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 Halifax region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 (100.00%) SAS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Report Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Reporting Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Risk Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C