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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 620 628 576
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -52
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 14 36 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.062% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.065% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 39
Median daily rate £338 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £476 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +6.45%
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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 16 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 27 August 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 +2 14 £338 +1.88% 3
South East +9 5 £350 +3.70%
London +6 4 £383 -10.00%
Hampshire - 4 £350 -
North West +17 3 £300 -32.04% 1
Merseyside - 2 £313 -
South West +7 1 £375 -
Yorkshire +2 1 £275 -39.08% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Andover - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £390 -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Manchester - 1 £300 -
Sheffield - 1 £275 -
Winchester - 1 £350 -

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 49 (100.00%) VB
2 30 (61.22%) SQL Server
2 30 (61.22%) VB6
3 29 (59.18%) .NET
3 29 (59.18%) SQL
4 20 (40.82%) XML
5 19 (38.78%) Visual Studio
6 18 (36.73%) T-SQL
7 17 (34.69%) C#
8 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
8 16 (32.65%) IIS
9 15 (30.61%) jQuery
9 15 (30.61%) Classic ASP
10 14 (28.57%) CSS
10 14 (28.57%) VB.NET
10 14 (28.57%) HTML
10 14 (28.57%) Web Development
11 13 (26.53%) VBA
11 13 (26.53%) Oracle
11 13 (26.53%) PL/SQL
11 13 (26.53%) Change Control
12 12 (24.49%) DCOM
12 12 (24.49%) Scrum
13 10 (20.41%) Subversion
13 10 (20.41%) Kanban
13 10 (20.41%) XHTML
13 10 (20.41%) MS Access
13 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
14 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
15 6 (12.24%) Windows

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 16 (32.65%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.04%) LDAP
1 1 (2.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (61.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) MS Access
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Power BI
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Visual Studio
2 10 (20.41%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Babel
4 1 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) MSI
4 1 (2.04%) NUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.04%) webpack
4 1 (2.04%) WiX
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Front Office
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) .NET
2 20 (40.82%) XML
3 15 (30.61%) Classic ASP
3 15 (30.61%) jQuery
4 14 (28.57%) CSS
4 14 (28.57%) HTML
5 12 (24.49%) DCOM
6 10 (20.41%) XHTML
7 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.24%) Web Services
9 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.20%) HTML5
10 4 (8.16%) CSS3
11 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (6.12%) WinForms
12 2 (4.08%) Ajax
12 2 (4.08%) SOAP
12 2 (4.08%) WCF
12 2 (4.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.04%) Derivative
2 1 (2.04%) Equities
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Web Development
2 13 (26.53%) Change Control
3 12 (24.49%) Scrum
4 10 (20.41%) Kanban
4 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
5 6 (12.24%) MVC
6 4 (8.16%) SDLC
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) TDD
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.04%) Full Text Search
9 1 (2.04%) Investment Management
9 1 (2.04%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office Automation
9 1 (2.04%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.04%) Office Automation
9 1 (2.04%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) VB
2 30 (61.22%) VB6
3 29 (59.18%) SQL
4 18 (36.73%) T-SQL
5 17 (34.69%) C#
6 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
7 14 (28.57%) VB.NET
8 13 (26.53%) PL/SQL
8 13 (26.53%) VBA
9 4 (8.16%) C++
10 2 (4.08%) PHP
10 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.04%) C
11 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.04%) Python
11 1 (2.04%) VC++
11 1 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.04%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.04%) Siebel