The table below looks at the statistics for the VB Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 152 137 128
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.064% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.067% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £275 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £298
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +13.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3579 2967 2567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.16% 94.25% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1669 1303
Average daily rate £375 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 179 191
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £42.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

VB Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VB Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VB Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VB Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VB Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

VB Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VB Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire - 2 £363 -
Merseyside - 2 £300 -
VB Developer
England

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (54.55%) VB6
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) VBA
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (18.18%) FQL
6 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) MS Access
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) CAML
3 2 (18.18%) Django
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) LAMP
3 2 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Data Management
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (18.18%) TDD
1 2 (18.18%) Web Design
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (54.55%) VB6
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 4 (36.36%) VBA
5 3 (27.27%) C
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) FQL
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Motorola
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle