The table below looks at the statistics for the VB Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 415 419 415
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.017% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.018% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £361 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £484 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £250
% change year-on-year
+2.34% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
VB Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

VB Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

VB Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VB Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

VB Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

VB Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

VB Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VB Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

VB Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
City of London -3 7 £344 -1.78%
VB Developer
England

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited VB Developer in their job title 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 with VB Developer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 14 (66.67%) .NET
4 10 (47.62%) VB.NET
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) VB6
6 6 (28.57%) XML
7 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
7 5 (23.81%) C#
7 5 (23.81%) Web Services
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
7 5 (23.81%) System Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Banking
8 4 (19.05%) IIS
8 4 (19.05%) COM+
8 4 (19.05%) C++
8 4 (19.05%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) Python
9 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 3 (14.29%) XAML
9 3 (14.29%) Practice Management
9 3 (14.29%) Law
9 3 (14.29%) Legal
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (14.29%) Solace

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited VB Developer in their job title 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 with VB Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Rational Rose
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
1 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Law
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) COM+
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) WinForms
5 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) System Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Practice Management
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) SDLC
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) OOD
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) RAD
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) VB.NET
4 7 (33.33%) VB6
5 5 (23.81%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) C++
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) XAML
8 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (4.76%) VBA
9 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Solace
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle