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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 559 538 535
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 34 61 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.12% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 7
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£320 £323 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
England -33 31 £320 -1.53% 8
Yorkshire -17 19 £300 -5.51%
West Yorkshire -5 18 £300 -5.51%
Leeds -6 14 £300 -6.25%
London +8 8 £356 -25.00%
East of England +7 2 - - 1
South East -28 2 £388 +38.39% 1
City of London +20 1 £363 -14.70%
Berkshire - 1 £388 -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
York - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 1

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 53 (100.00%) VB
2 38 (71.70%) .NET
2 38 (71.70%) VB6
3 33 (62.26%) SQL
4 26 (49.06%) VB.NET
5 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
6 17 (32.08%) C#
7 12 (22.64%) Unit Testing
8 10 (18.87%) Finance
9 9 (16.98%) Oracle
10 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
12 6 (11.32%) Java
12 6 (11.32%) Web Services
12 6 (11.32%) System Testing
13 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
13 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
13 5 (9.43%) Degree
13 5 (9.43%) Maven
13 5 (9.43%) ADO
13 5 (9.43%) Windows
13 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
13 5 (9.43%) VBA
13 5 (9.43%) MS Access
13 5 (9.43%) WinForms
13 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
14 4 (7.55%) Automotive
14 4 (7.55%) IIS

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (7.55%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) MS Access
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.89%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Maven
1 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.89%) JUnit
4 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Automotive
3 3 (5.66%) Law
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Military
5 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (71.70%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
3 5 (9.43%) ADO
3 5 (9.43%) WinForms
4 4 (7.55%) WPF
4 4 (7.55%) XML
4 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.66%) WCF
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.66%) HTML
5 3 (5.66%) CSS
6 2 (3.77%) COM+
6 2 (3.77%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.89%) XSD
7 1 (1.89%) XSL
7 1 (1.89%) ActiveX
7 1 (1.89%) XML-RPC
7 1 (1.89%) Ajax
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.89%) Derivative
2 1 (1.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.89%) Open Source
2 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Unit Testing
2 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) System Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.66%) Web Development
5 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.66%) OO
6 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.77%) Practice Management
6 2 (3.77%) Scrum
6 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.89%) Web Design
7 1 (1.89%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) V-Model
7 1 (1.89%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (1.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (1.89%) Workflow
7 1 (1.89%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) VB
2 38 (71.70%) VB6
3 33 (62.26%) SQL
4 26 (49.06%) VB.NET
5 17 (32.08%) C#
6 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
7 6 (11.32%) Java
8 5 (9.43%) VBA
8 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
8 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
9 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.77%) C++
10 2 (3.77%) Python
10 2 (3.77%) XAML
10 2 (3.77%) Ruby
11 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
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