The table below looks at the statistics for the VB Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 240 232 238
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 6 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.098% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
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£273 £285 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% -3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £284
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8530 8129 9239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.02% 92.96% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 4329 4309
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 491 601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

VB Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VB Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VB Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VB Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 16 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
Oxfordshire -2 6 £273 +19.78% 1
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
VB Developer
England

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 11 (100.00%) VB6
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) ActiveX
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) OCX
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) VBA
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Ingres
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Ingres
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) ActiveX
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) OCX
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) ODBC
4 1 (9.09%) DAO
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
1 11 (100.00%) VB6
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft