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 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 106 81 66
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Contract jobs citing VB 3 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 1.75% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 4.27% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 25 10
Median daily rate £340 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £305 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £474 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £324
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +11.88%
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
743 655 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 51.10% 40.96% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 482 289
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 £315 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VB.

1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) C++
5 4 (30.77%) VBScript
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) COM+
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) MSI
7 2 (15.38%) InstallShield
7 2 (15.38%) AdminStudio
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) HTML5
7 2 (15.38%) CSS3
7 2 (15.38%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Refactoring

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 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) OLAP
3 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) AdminStudio
1 2 (15.38%) InstallShield
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) C++ Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Packager
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) VB Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) COM+
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) WF
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
1 2 (15.38%) Web Development
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) VBScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Sterling
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Netezza