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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 617 587 552
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -35
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 26 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.087% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.092% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 32
Median daily rate £330 £319 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.15%

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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 21 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 June 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 -27 24 £330 +3.52% 10
South East +5 12 £325 -10.34% 3
Hampshire +17 11 £325 - 2
London -7 7 £400 +18.51% 1
City of London +43 4 £300 -12.72% 1
Winchester -1 3 £335 -
East of England +13 2 - -
South West -4 2 £370 +4.96% 2
Scotland -14 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £370 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Chelmsford +10 1 - -
Essex +4 1 - -
North East -53 1 £330 -
Tyne and Wear -63 1 £330 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £365 - 1
Salisbury - 1 £375 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £330 -

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 67 (100.00%) VB
2 43 (64.18%) .NET
3 39 (58.21%) VB6
4 37 (55.22%) SQL Server
5 31 (46.27%) SQL
6 24 (35.82%) C#
6 24 (35.82%) VB.NET
7 21 (31.34%) Visual Studio
8 20 (29.85%) HTML
8 20 (29.85%) XML
9 18 (26.87%) Oracle
9 18 (26.87%) CSS
9 18 (26.87%) jQuery
10 17 (25.37%) IIS
10 17 (25.37%) T-SQL
11 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
11 16 (23.88%) Classic ASP
12 15 (22.39%) Web Development
13 14 (20.90%) VBA
14 13 (19.40%) Change Control
14 13 (19.40%) PL/SQL
14 13 (19.40%) MS Access
14 13 (19.40%) Scrum
15 12 (17.91%) DCOM
15 12 (17.91%) Waterfall
16 10 (14.93%) Kanban
16 10 (14.93%) XHTML
16 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
16 10 (14.93%) Finance
16 10 (14.93%) Subversion

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 17 (25.37%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) LDAP
1 2 (2.99%) SMTP
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (55.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) MS Access
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) MySQL
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.93%) Subversion
3 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.49%) Babel
5 1 (1.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.49%) MSI
5 1 (1.49%) NUnit
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.49%) webpack
5 1 (1.49%) WiX
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Front Office
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) .NET
2 20 (29.85%) HTML
2 20 (29.85%) XML
3 18 (26.87%) CSS
3 18 (26.87%) jQuery
4 16 (23.88%) Classic ASP
5 12 (17.91%) DCOM
6 10 (14.93%) XHTML
7 8 (11.94%) HTML5
8 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
9 6 (8.96%) CSS3
10 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.48%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.48%) Web Services
11 3 (4.48%) WPF
12 2 (2.99%) Laravel
12 2 (2.99%) SOAP
12 2 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (2.99%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Derivative
2 3 (4.48%) Equities
3 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.49%) AS400
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Unix
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Web Development
2 13 (19.40%) Change Control
2 13 (19.40%) Scrum
3 12 (17.91%) Waterfall
4 10 (14.93%) Kanban
5 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.96%) MVC
6 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.97%) Refactoring
8 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.48%) Investment Management
8 3 (4.48%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.48%) Project Management
8 3 (4.48%) SDLC
8 3 (4.48%) TDD
9 2 (2.99%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (2.99%) Transition Management
9 2 (2.99%) Validation
9 2 (2.99%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) VB
2 39 (58.21%) VB6
3 31 (46.27%) SQL
4 24 (35.82%) C#
4 24 (35.82%) VB.NET
5 17 (25.37%) T-SQL
6 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
7 14 (20.90%) VBA
8 13 (19.40%) PL/SQL
9 6 (8.96%) C++
10 4 (5.97%) PHP
11 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.99%) VBScript
11 2 (2.99%) XAML
12 1 (1.49%) Java
12 1 (1.49%) Python
12 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Oracle
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.99%) Reuters
4 1 (1.49%) Capita
4 1 (1.49%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.49%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Siebel
Hampshire
Revolution Technology
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
South West
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago