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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 24 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing VB 15 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.92% 1.40% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.19% 3.03% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 3
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£305 £315 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% -11.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.46% -27.05%
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
134 132 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 43.93% 46.15% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 64 68
Average daily rate £310 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £424 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 15
Average hourly rate £9.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £35.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £35.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 +7 8 £350 +11.11% 4
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (89.47%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
3 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
4 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (57.89%) MVC
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
6 10 (52.63%) VB.NET
7 8 (42.11%) HTML
7 8 (42.11%) CSS
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
8 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
9 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 6 (31.58%) Scrum
9 6 (31.58%) VB6
10 5 (26.32%) Migration
10 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
11 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
11 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (21.05%) CSS3
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (21.05%) Windows
11 4 (21.05%) VBA
11 4 (21.05%) Retail
11 4 (21.05%) jQuery
12 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
12 3 (15.79%) Degree
12 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
12 3 (15.79%) Logistics
12 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (15.79%) TDD

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (5.26%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) VB Developer
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior DBA
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) Ajax
6 2 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) UML
7 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) Logistics
7 3 (15.79%) V-Model
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) Android Development
8 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) VB.NET
4 6 (31.58%) VB6
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) VBA
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.79%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
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