The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 81 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing VB 22 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.42% 1.55% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 3.31% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 3
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£325 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -11.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -15.00%
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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
629 544 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.63% 46.78% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 384 206
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 36 (78.26%) SQL
2 27 (58.70%) VB6
3 22 (47.83%) C#
4 19 (41.30%) .NET
4 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
4 19 (41.30%) Finance
5 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
6 12 (26.09%) PL/SQL
6 12 (26.09%) WinForms
7 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
7 11 (23.91%) MS Access
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 10 (21.74%) VB.NET
8 10 (21.74%) Oracle
9 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
9 8 (17.39%) OO
10 7 (15.22%) ADO
10 7 (15.22%) MVC
10 7 (15.22%) TDD
10 7 (15.22%) Maven
10 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
10 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
10 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
11 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
11 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (10.87%) Degree
12 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (10.87%) WCF
13 4 (8.70%) WPF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (6.52%) Apache
1 3 (6.52%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.17%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) MS Access
3 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) OLAP
5 1 (2.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.17%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.22%) Maven
2 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) VB Developer
2 16 (34.78%) VB6 Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Data Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior VB Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (6.52%) VB Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.35%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Business Objects Developer
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) WinForms
3 7 (15.22%) ADO
4 5 (10.87%) WCF
5 4 (8.70%) WPF
5 4 (8.70%) Web Services
6 3 (6.52%) XML
7 1 (2.17%) Middleware
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) OO
2 7 (15.22%) MVC
2 7 (15.22%) TDD
2 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
3 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) SDLC
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (6.52%) System Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.35%) Scrum
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (2.17%) ETL
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) SQL
2 27 (58.70%) VB6
3 22 (47.83%) C#
4 12 (26.09%) PL/SQL
5 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
6 10 (21.74%) VB.NET
7 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.52%) VBA
9 2 (4.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.17%) Perl
10 1 (2.17%) Python
10 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Cobbler
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
2 2 (4.35%) Netezza
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
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