The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.66% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -
Programming Languages Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
88 89 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 46.81% 63.57% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 38
Average daily rate £320 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
York - 4 £320 - 2
Harrogate - - - - 4
Middlesbrough - - - -
Skipton - - - -
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing VB also 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 that cited VB.

1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) VB6
3 13 (81.25%) VB.NET
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle
5 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) WinForms
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
8 3 (18.75%) RUP
8 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
8 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
9 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 1 (6.25%) GIS
10 1 (6.25%) MVC
10 1 (6.25%) Internet
10 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
10 1 (6.25%) OO
10 1 (6.25%) Local Government
10 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Degree
10 1 (6.25%) WCF
10 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 1 (6.25%) TDD
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
10 1 (6.25%) System Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing VB also 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 that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 9 (56.25%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (37.50%) VB Developer
4 6 (37.50%) VB6 Developer
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Developer
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (18.75%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Tester
7 2 (12.50%) Analyst
7 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
8 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) WinForms
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) RUP
1 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (6.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) CQRS
3 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) VB6
2 13 (81.25%) VB.NET
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle