The table below looks at the statistics for the VB Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 582 576 525
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -51
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 44 36 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.070% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.074% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 27
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £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

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

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 11 February 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 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 11 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
England -2 33 £350 +16.66% 13
Scotland +4 11 £375 +7.14% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £350 -
North East - 10 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £350 -
South East +21 6 £323 -11.03% 1
London 0 6 £413 +65.00% 1
Leeds -9 5 £305 -4.68%
West Yorkshire -9 5 £305 -4.68%
Yorkshire -20 5 £305 -4.68%
North West -16 4 £325 +13.04% 2
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
City of London +37 3 £438 +52.17%
Livingston - 3 £375 -
West Lothian - 3 £375 -
Cheshire -5 2 £363 +20.83%
Merseyside - 2 £300 -
Liverpool - 2 £300 -
Hampshire +5 1 £335 -0.74%
Staffordshire -5 1 £250 -16.66%
Leicestershire -11 1 £285 -15.55% 1
West Midlands -12 1 £250 -16.66% 3
East Midlands -15 1 £285 -10.58% 4
North Lanarkshire - 1 £275 -
Halifax - 1 £305 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Chester - 1 £375 -
Folkestone - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £310 -

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 85 (100.00%) VB
2 62 (72.94%) .NET
3 49 (57.65%) VB6
4 43 (50.59%) VB.NET
5 41 (48.24%) C#
6 34 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 31 (36.47%) SQL
8 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
9 21 (24.71%) Oracle
10 18 (21.18%) HTML
10 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
12 14 (16.47%) CSS
12 14 (16.47%) Finance
13 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET
14 11 (12.94%) Visual Studio
14 11 (12.94%) VBA
15 10 (11.76%) Windows
15 10 (11.76%) Scrum
16 9 (10.59%) MS Access
16 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
16 9 (10.59%) MS Office
16 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
17 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (9.41%) jQuery
18 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
18 7 (8.24%) IIS
18 7 (8.24%) C++
18 7 (8.24%) Banking

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (8.24%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) Apache
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) Node.js
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.18%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.59%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) HTTP
1 3 (3.53%) Internet
1 3 (3.53%) SMTP
2 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) MS Access
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.06%) MySQL
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.35%) SQLite
8 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.71%) Subversion
2 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.35%) JUnit
3 2 (2.35%) NUnit
3 2 (2.35%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.18%) JIRA
4 1 (1.18%) Selenium
4 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Back Office
4 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.71%) Retail
5 3 (3.53%) Marketing
6 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (1.18%) Electronics
7 1 (1.18%) Front Office
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (72.94%) .NET
2 18 (21.18%) HTML
3 14 (16.47%) CSS
4 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET
5 8 (9.41%) jQuery
6 5 (5.88%) Web Services
6 5 (5.88%) XML
7 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.71%) COM+
8 3 (3.53%) Classic ASP
8 3 (3.53%) CSS3
8 3 (3.53%) HTML5
9 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.35%) CAML
9 2 (2.35%) Django
9 2 (2.35%) JSON
9 2 (2.35%) LAMP
9 2 (2.35%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.18%) AS400
3 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.18%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.18%) Derivative
3 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.18%) Equities
3 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.18%) iPhone
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.71%) Unix
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.18%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.76%) Scrum
3 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
4 6 (7.06%) Web Development
5 5 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (5.88%) MVC
5 5 (5.88%) SDLC
6 4 (4.71%) Migration
7 3 (3.53%) Automated Testing
7 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.53%) Change Control
7 3 (3.53%) ITIL
7 3 (3.53%) Refactoring
7 3 (3.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (3.53%) TDD
7 3 (3.53%) Web Design
8 2 (2.35%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.35%) Software Architecture
8 2 (2.35%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) VB
2 49 (57.65%) VB6
3 43 (50.59%) VB.NET
4 41 (48.24%) C#
5 31 (36.47%) SQL
6 11 (12.94%) VBA
7 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.24%) C++
9 6 (7.06%) VBScript
10 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.71%) Java
12 3 (3.53%) C
12 3 (3.53%) PHP
12 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.53%) Python
13 2 (2.35%) FQL
13 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.35%) Ruby
14 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.71%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.18%) Capita
3 1 (1.18%) IBM
3 1 (1.18%) Motorola
3 1 (1.18%) Reuters
3 1 (1.18%) SAP
3 1 (1.18%) Sybase
3 1 (1.18%) Telerik
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