The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 53 56 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing VB 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.14% 0.90% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 2.44% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Median daily rate £363 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £504 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +86.93%
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 South Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
281 205 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 45.69% 36.74% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 151 74
Median daily rate £400 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% +41.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £22.40 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Sheffield +5 7 £363 -27.86%
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 6 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) V-Model
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) WinForms
3 4 (40.00%) RAD
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (40.00%) ADO
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Clustering

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) OAT Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (40.00%) ADO
1 4 (40.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) RAD
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas