The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 19 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing VB 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.49% 0.99% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% 4.00% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £250 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+84.48% -4.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 26.12% 24.63% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 45
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesbrough 0 1 - -
York - 1 £250 -
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

VB
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle