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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing VB 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.60% 1.99% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 4.23% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £475 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +106.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £319
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -6.09%
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
82 71 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 49.10% 47.02% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 36
Median daily rate £300 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 23 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAP hybris
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

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 (50.00%) SAP hybris
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Engineering Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) hybris
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP