The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing VB 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.39% 2.11% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 5.26% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.80 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-5.02% -23.00%
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
125 133 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 43.40% 40.18% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 66 51
Average daily rate £285 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £239 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 23 7
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +6 3 £475 +106.52% 2
Market Harborough 0 1 - -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) MS Access
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) Business Objects
5 3 (23.08%) VBA
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (7.69%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MS Access
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Access Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.69%) MI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) MI Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Service Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Data Entry
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (7.69%) Web Design
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) VBA
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) Novell
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
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