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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 122 134 138
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.034% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.037% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £238 £284
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -16.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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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 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
2847 2685 3048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.81% 92.24% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1580 1329 1550
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 205 218
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 2014. 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
Manchester - 10 £275 - 2
Lancashire -8 1 - -
Cheshire - - - -
VB Developer
England

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (90.48%) VB6
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 11 (52.38%) .NET
4 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 10 (47.62%) Oracle
6 9 (42.86%) C#
7 6 (28.57%) WinForms
7 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (23.81%) Sybase
8 5 (23.81%) WPF
8 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (23.81%) MVVM
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 4 (19.05%) VBScript
9 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
10 3 (14.29%) VBA
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (14.29%) OO
10 3 (14.29%) Web Services
10 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 3 (14.29%) LINQ
10 3 (14.29%) WCF
10 3 (14.29%) Subversion
10 3 (14.29%) Ajax
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) T4 Templates
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) WinForms
3 5 (23.81%) WPF
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (14.29%) Ajax
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
5 3 (14.29%) LINQ
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) CSS
7 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (4.76%) POCO
7 1 (4.76%) HTML
7 1 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) XSLT
7 1 (4.76%) WF
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) MVVM
2 3 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) OOD
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (90.48%) VB6
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
7 4 (19.05%) VBScript
8 3 (14.29%) VBA
9 2 (9.52%) XAML
9 2 (9.52%) C++
10 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Sybase
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