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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 574 533 569
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +36
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 37 60 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.11% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.12% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 5
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£330 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75

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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -48 32 £338 +5.46% 4
London +10 12 £350 -9.67%
City of London - 7 £344 -
West Yorkshire -34 6 £306 -4.29%
Yorkshire -44 6 £306 -4.29%
East Midlands - 5 £306 -
South Wales - 4 £330 -
Wales - 4 £330 -
Cardiff - 4 £330 -
South West +3 3 £305 -
Leicestershire - 3 £300 -
Dorset -5 2 £305 -
South East -20 2 - - 1
Leeds -28 2 £306 -4.29%
Leicester - 2 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £338 - 1
North East - 2 £338 - 1
Scotland -6 1 £275 -21.42%
Edinburgh -7 1 £275 +5.76%
East of England -10 1 - -
Hertfordshire -11 1 - -
Manchester -18 1 - - 1
North West -26 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £338 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 £305 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 72 (100.00%) VB
2 50 (69.44%) VB6
3 49 (68.06%) .NET
4 44 (61.11%) SQL
5 33 (45.83%) VB.NET
6 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
7 23 (31.94%) C#
8 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
9 16 (22.22%) Finance
10 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
11 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
12 12 (16.67%) XML
12 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 11 (15.28%) HTML
14 10 (13.89%) Windows
14 10 (13.89%) Web Services
14 10 (13.89%) Unit Testing
15 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
15 9 (12.50%) VBA
16 8 (11.11%) System Testing
17 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
17 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
17 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
17 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
18 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
18 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
18 6 (8.33%) SDLC
18 6 (8.33%) ADO
18 6 (8.33%) MS Office

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (6.94%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.39%) MTS
4 1 (1.39%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) MS Access
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.39%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.39%) IDMS
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
1 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.33%) Maven
2 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.78%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.39%) InterDev
5 1 (1.39%) FinalBuilder
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
2 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Law
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Military
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Front Office
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (68.06%) .NET
2 12 (16.67%) XML
3 11 (15.28%) HTML
4 10 (13.89%) Web Services
5 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.33%) WinForms
7 6 (8.33%) CSS
7 6 (8.33%) ADO
8 5 (6.94%) WCF
9 4 (5.56%) COM+
9 4 (5.56%) jQuery
9 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.17%) CSS3
10 3 (4.17%) WPF
10 3 (4.17%) Ajax
11 2 (2.78%) HTML5
11 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (1.39%) FusionCharts
12 1 (1.39%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.39%) Derivative
2 1 (1.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.39%) iPhone
2 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.39%) VME
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.89%) Unit Testing
3 8 (11.11%) System Testing
4 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.33%) OO
4 6 (8.33%) SDLC
5 4 (5.56%) UML
5 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.17%) Web Development
6 3 (4.17%) OOD
6 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.17%) MVC
6 3 (4.17%) Practice Management
6 3 (4.17%) Scrum
7 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.78%) Project Management
7 2 (2.78%) OOP
7 2 (2.78%) RAD
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.78%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) VB
2 50 (69.44%) VB6
3 44 (61.11%) SQL
4 33 (45.83%) VB.NET
5 23 (31.94%) C#
6 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
7 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 9 (12.50%) VBA
9 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
10 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
11 5 (6.94%) C++
11 5 (6.94%) VBScript
11 5 (6.94%) Java
12 4 (5.56%) Python
13 3 (4.17%) XAML
14 1 (1.39%) Ruby
14 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.39%) COBOL
14 1 (1.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Solace
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