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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing VB 23 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.09% 2.49% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 5.50% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 14
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£325 £295 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +11.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -9.33%
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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
508 436 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 46.10% 45.23% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 325 143
Average daily rate £350 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 13 (48.15%) VB6
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) .NET
4 9 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (29.63%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) PHP
5 8 (29.63%) C
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Open Source
5 8 (29.63%) Scala
6 7 (25.93%) Web Services
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
7 6 (22.22%) Service Management
7 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 6 (22.22%) Supplier Management
8 5 (18.52%) HTTP
8 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 5 (18.52%) SSL
8 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
9 4 (14.81%) WCF
9 4 (14.81%) WPF
9 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.81%) DevOps
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 5 (18.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) OLAP
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (7.41%) MSI
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
1 11 (40.74%) VB Developer
1 11 (40.74%) VB6 Developer
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior VB Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior VB6 Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Web Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Packager
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) ADO
3 4 (14.81%) WCF
3 4 (14.81%) WPF
4 3 (11.11%) WinForms
5 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
5 2 (7.41%) WSH
6 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Supplier Management
2 6 (22.22%) Service Management
2 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) People Management
6 1 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) VB6
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (29.63%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) PHP
4 8 (29.63%) C
4 8 (29.63%) Scala
5 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
6 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.70%) VBA
8 1 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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