The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 21 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing VB 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.68% 4.19% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 8.60% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
VB
Leicestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63 93 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 42.86% 48.69% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 60 39
Median daily rate £300 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

VB
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Leicester region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) SAP hybris

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP hybris
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Engineering Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) SAP