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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing VB 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.38% 1.39% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 2.29% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £33.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.87%
VB
Yorkshire

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
69 131 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 31.80% 60.65% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 73 22
Average daily rate £325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+292.85% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 January 2015. 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
York - - - - 1
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Mitel
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Telerik
4 1 (20.00%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Technician
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Technician
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Telerik