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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Visual Basic Developer
UK
Rank 556 579 583
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 25 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.077% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.081% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 25
Median daily rate £375 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £415 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 11 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +35 25 £375 +7.14% 9
London +22 20 £375 -25.00% 2
North East -23 2 £306 -12.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 2 £306 -12.50%
Tyne and Wear -27 2 £306 -12.50%
West Midlands - 2 £450 - 2
Westminster - 2 £373 -
West Yorkshire +14 1 - -
Yorkshire +9 1 - -
Leeds +5 1 - -
City of London -4 1 £400 -27.27%

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 42 (100.00%) VB
2 33 (78.57%) VB6
3 29 (69.05%) .NET
4 22 (52.38%) SQL
5 21 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
6 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (38.10%) VBA
8 14 (33.33%) Windows
8 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 14 (33.33%) Migration
8 14 (33.33%) Office 365
9 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
9 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 12 (28.57%) Windows XP
10 12 (28.57%) MS Access
11 11 (26.19%) C#
11 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (26.19%) Data Analysis
11 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (23.81%) Windows 10
12 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 6 (14.29%) Oracle
13 6 (14.29%) Web Services
14 5 (11.90%) XML
14 5 (11.90%) Finance

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 2 (4.76%) IIS
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 4 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) Office 365
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) MS Access
3 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.38%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.38%) Power BI
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Rational Robot
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Prime Brokerage
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Front Office
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) XML
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.38%) COM
6 1 (2.38%) COM+
6 1 (2.38%) CSS
6 1 (2.38%) CSS3
6 1 (2.38%) DCOM
6 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.38%) HTML5
6 1 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (2.38%) REST
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) WCF
6 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.76%) Equities
1 2 (4.76%) SWIFT
1 2 (4.76%) Wiki
2 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 10 (23.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Migration
3 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 11 (26.19%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.90%) SDLC
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
7 3 (7.14%) MVC
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.76%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.38%) Change Control
9 1 (2.38%) Kanban
9 1 (2.38%) Line Management
9 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.38%) Static Code Analysis
9 1 (2.38%) Time Management
9 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) VB
2 33 (78.57%) VB6
3 22 (52.38%) SQL
4 21 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 16 (38.10%) VBA
6 11 (26.19%) C#
7 4 (9.52%) C
7 4 (9.52%) Java
7 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.76%) VBScript
9 1 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) DICOM
2 1 (2.38%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Perforce
3 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (4.76%) Ariba
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.38%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.38%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.38%) NetSuite
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