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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 248 253 220
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -33
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 5 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.058% 0.022% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.023% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate £323 £363 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £343 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £383 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £298
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +13.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
VB Developer
England

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
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +5 1 £335 -0.74%
Kent - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £310 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
VB Developer
England

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) VB6
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) VBA
6 2 (16.67%) VBScript
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) MS Access
6 2 (16.67%) Classic ASP
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) Data Security
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MS Access
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) Classic ASP
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) FusionCharts
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Laravel
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Data Security
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Cutover Planning
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VB6
4 3 (25.00%) VBA
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (16.67%) VBScript
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Telerik