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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing VB 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.34% 1.69% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 3.88% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £300 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £28.05
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -12.64%
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
140 129 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 47.14% 43.73% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 89 67
Median daily rate £300 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 23
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -6 1 £325 +8.33% 1
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) Web Design
5 5 (50.00%) CruiseControl
5 5 (50.00%) Selenium
5 5 (50.00%) DNN
5 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) C#
7 3 (30.00%) HTML
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) CSS
7 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (30.00%) Retail
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (20.00%) Scrum
9 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (10.00%) WinForms
9 1 (10.00%) Publishing
9 1 (10.00%) Unix
9 1 (10.00%) Windows
9 1 (10.00%) Linux
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (10.00%) SQL
9 1 (10.00%) C++

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 5 (50.00%) DNN
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP hybris
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
1 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) Web Design
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) hybris
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP