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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 571 555 555
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 41 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.059% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.063% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 20
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£275 £288 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £284
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -3 37 £275 -4.34% 4
North West +3 11 £275 -
Manchester -2 10 £275 -
London +14 9 £225 -28.00%
West Yorkshire +8 7 £320 +86.86% 1
Yorkshire +1 7 £320 +77.77% 2
South East +3 6 £273 -4.38%
Oxfordshire 0 6 £273 +19.78%
Scotland - 4 £350 - 1
West Midlands -16 3 £225 -10.00% 1
Glasgow - 3 £350 - 1
Leeds - 2 £320 - 1
Oxford - 2 £263 -
City of London +27 1 £350 +7.69%
East Midlands +3 1 £250 -28.57% 1
Midlands - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - - 1
Northwood - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Ross-on-Wye - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Warrington - - - -

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) VB
2 81 (81.00%) VB6
3 62 (62.00%) SQL Server
4 49 (49.00%) .NET
5 38 (38.00%) SQL
6 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 24 (24.00%) VB.NET
7 22 (22.00%) C#
8 20 (20.00%) VBScript
9 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (18.00%) Oracle
11 17 (17.00%) CSS
11 17 (17.00%) Windows
12 16 (16.00%) XML
12 16 (16.00%) VBA
13 12 (12.00%) HTML
13 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
14 11 (11.00%) Finance
14 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
14 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
15 10 (10.00%) OO
15 10 (10.00%) ActiveX
16 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (9.00%) Migration
16 9 (9.00%) Windows 7
17 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
17 8 (8.00%) WinForms
17 8 (8.00%) Ingres
18 7 (7.00%) Windows XP

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (7.00%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (62.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.00%) Ingres
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (5.00%) DTS
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.00%) MS Access
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.00%) Subversion
4 3 (3.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (3.00%) Maven
4 3 (3.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.00%) JUnit
General
1 11 (11.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.00%) Publishing
3 1 (1.00%) Electronics
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (49.00%) .NET
2 17 (17.00%) CSS
3 16 (16.00%) XML
4 12 (12.00%) HTML
5 10 (10.00%) ActiveX
6 8 (8.00%) WinForms
7 7 (7.00%) XSL
8 5 (5.00%) ADO
8 5 (5.00%) WPF
8 5 (5.00%) Ajax
9 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.00%) Classic ASP
9 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.00%) XSLT
9 4 (4.00%) XSD
10 3 (3.00%) OCX
10 3 (3.00%) Web Services
11 2 (2.00%) WCF
11 2 (2.00%) LINQ
12 1 (1.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.00%) NHS
2 1 (1.00%) DTV
2 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Windows
2 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (9.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (10.00%) OO
4 9 (9.00%) Migration
5 7 (7.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (5.00%) MVVM
6 5 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (3.00%) OOP
7 3 (3.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.00%) Time Management
8 2 (2.00%) OOD
9 1 (1.00%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (1.00%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.00%) ETL
9 1 (1.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.00%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (1.00%) UML
9 1 (1.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) VB
2 81 (81.00%) VB6
3 38 (38.00%) SQL
4 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (24.00%) VB.NET
5 22 (22.00%) C#
6 20 (20.00%) VBScript
7 16 (16.00%) VBA
8 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.00%) Java
10 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.00%) XAML
10 4 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) Oracle
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.00%) Sybase
4 2 (2.00%) EMC
5 1 (1.00%) SAP
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