The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had VB Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 642 603 560
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -43
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 19 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.081% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.085% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 40
Median daily rate £325 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £316
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

VB Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured VB Developer in the job title.

VB Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB Developer within the UK.

VB Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VB Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

VB Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VB Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB Developer within the UK.

VB Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VB Developer
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
England -23 19 £325 -3.70% 5
South East +13 10 £325 -3.70% 2
Hampshire - 9 £325 -
London -10 4 £300 -14.28% 1
City of London +42 3 £300 -12.72% 1
Winchester - 3 £335 -
South West -6 2 £370 -7.50% 1
East of England +17 1 - -
North West -1 1 £300 -
Manchester -2 1 £300 -
Yorkshire -6 1 £275 -8.33%
Wiltshire - 1 £365 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £275 -
Swindon - 1 £365 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
Essex - 1 - -

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, VB Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring VB Developer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) VB
2 32 (59.26%) .NET
2 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
3 31 (57.41%) VB6
4 27 (50.00%) SQL
5 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
6 20 (37.04%) XML
7 19 (35.19%) C#
8 17 (31.48%) HTML
8 17 (31.48%) T-SQL
8 17 (31.48%) jQuery
9 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
9 16 (29.63%) IIS
9 16 (29.63%) VB.NET
9 16 (29.63%) Classic ASP
9 16 (29.63%) CSS
10 14 (25.93%) Oracle
10 14 (25.93%) Web Development
11 13 (24.07%) Change Control
11 13 (24.07%) Scrum
11 13 (24.07%) VBA
11 13 (24.07%) PL/SQL
12 12 (22.22%) DCOM
13 11 (20.37%) MS Access
13 11 (20.37%) Waterfall
14 10 (18.52%) Kanban
14 10 (18.52%) Subversion
14 10 (18.52%) XHTML
15 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET

VB Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (29.63%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) DNS
1 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.85%) LDAP
1 1 (1.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) MS Access
3 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.85%) Power BI
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 10 (18.52%) Subversion
3 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.85%) Babel
4 1 (1.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.85%) MSI
4 1 (1.85%) NUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.85%) webpack
4 1 (1.85%) WiX
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Front Office
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (59.26%) .NET
2 20 (37.04%) XML
3 17 (31.48%) HTML
3 17 (31.48%) jQuery
4 16 (29.63%) Classic ASP
4 16 (29.63%) CSS
5 12 (22.22%) DCOM
6 10 (18.52%) XHTML
7 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 7 (12.96%) HTML5
9 6 (11.11%) CSS3
10 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.41%) Web Services
12 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
12 3 (5.56%) WinForms
12 3 (5.56%) WPF
13 2 (3.70%) SOAP
14 1 (1.85%) SAML
14 1 (1.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Derivative
2 3 (5.56%) Equities
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.85%) AS400
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Web Development
2 13 (24.07%) Change Control
2 13 (24.07%) Scrum
3 11 (20.37%) Waterfall
4 10 (18.52%) Kanban
5 6 (11.11%) MVC
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) Investment Management
7 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
7 3 (5.56%) SDLC
7 3 (5.56%) TDD
8 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (3.70%) Project Management
8 2 (3.70%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.70%) Transition Management
8 2 (3.70%) Validation
8 2 (3.70%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (57.41%) VB6
3 27 (50.00%) SQL
4 19 (35.19%) C#
5 17 (31.48%) T-SQL
6 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 16 (29.63%) VB.NET
7 13 (24.07%) PL/SQL
7 13 (24.07%) VBA
8 5 (9.26%) C++
9 3 (5.56%) PHP
10 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.70%) XAML
11 1 (1.85%) C
11 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.85%) Python
11 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.85%) VBScript
11 1 (1.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.70%) Reuters
4 1 (1.85%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.85%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.85%) Siebel