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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 422 405 423
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 2 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.045% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.049% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Average daily rate
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- £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £238
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
21947 22424 23496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.53% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15477 15302 16131
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 411 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) VB6
5 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 5 (22.73%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) System Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
6 4 (18.18%) IIS
6 4 (18.18%) COM+
6 4 (18.18%) C++
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Python
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.64%) XAML
7 3 (13.64%) Practice Management
7 3 (13.64%) Law
7 3 (13.64%) Legal
7 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 3 (13.64%) Windows

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) MS Access
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Rational Rose
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Law
3 3 (13.64%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) XML
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
3 4 (18.18%) COM+
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) WinForms
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) System Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Practice Management
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) OOD
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
4 8 (36.36%) VB6
5 5 (22.73%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) C++
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Python
7 3 (13.64%) XAML
8 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 1 (4.55%) VBA
9 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Solace
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle