The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 105 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Contract jobs citing VB 4 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 1.36% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 3.33% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 10
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £398 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £26.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +1.96%
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 Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
746 630 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 50.61% 40.91% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 464 386
Median daily rate £400 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £15.67 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.22% +133.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VB.

1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) C++
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) XML
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
7 5 (23.81%) VBA
8 4 (19.05%) VBScript
8 4 (19.05%) Classic ASP
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) Change Management
8 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
8 4 (19.05%) Release Management
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (9.52%) Coaching
9 2 (9.52%) SCCM
9 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (9.52%) HTML5
9 2 (9.52%) CSS3

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) AdminStudio
1 2 (9.52%) InstallShield
1 2 (9.52%) MSI
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Billing
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 6 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C++/C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) VB Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) SAS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) Classic ASP
4 2 (9.52%) COM+
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) WF
5 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
2 4 (19.05%) Release Management
3 2 (9.52%) Coaching
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) C++
5 5 (23.81%) VBA
6 4 (19.05%) VBScript
7 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Siebel
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Netezza