The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing VB 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.68% 1.31% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 2.27% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £250 £250 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £34.78 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.80% +15.91%
VB
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 132 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 48.65% 57.64% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 77 35
Median daily rate £345 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Migration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
1 1 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft