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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 607 574 537
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -37
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 34 58 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 45
Median daily rate £328 £303 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £361 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 30 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 6 May 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 -46 32 £328 +7.37% 9
London -20 10 £425 +21.42% 2
South East -8 7 £300 - 1
Hampshire +12 5 £300 -
City of London +45 4 £363 +1.75%
East of England +9 3 - - 1
Cheshire -8 3 - -
North West -13 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -17 3 £250 -16.66%
North East - 3 £330 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £330 -
Essex +3 2 - - 1
South West 0 2 £375 +22.95%
Scotland -10 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £250 -
Salisbury - 2 £375 -
Wiltshire - 2 £375 -
Chester - 2 - -
Doncaster - 2 £250 -
Staffordshire +14 1 £250 -20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 1 - -
Chelmsford +11 1 - -
Milton Keynes +4 1 - -
Winchester -4 1 £375 -
West Midlands -13 1 £250 -20.00% 3
West Yorkshire -23 1 - -
Leeds -26 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 75 (100.00%) VB
2 53 (70.67%) .NET
3 45 (60.00%) VB6
4 34 (45.33%) VB.NET
5 33 (44.00%) SQL Server
6 29 (38.67%) C#
6 29 (38.67%) SQL
7 17 (22.67%) HTML
7 17 (22.67%) Oracle
8 15 (20.00%) CSS
9 13 (17.33%) Visual Studio
10 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 11 (14.67%) Finance
11 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.33%) XML
12 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
12 10 (13.33%) jQuery
13 9 (12.00%) VBA
13 9 (12.00%) MS Office
13 9 (12.00%) Classic ASP
13 9 (12.00%) Web Development
14 8 (10.67%) Windows
14 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
14 8 (10.67%) MS Access
15 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (9.33%) IIS
15 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (9.33%) Scrum
16 6 (8.00%) Banking
16 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework

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 7 (9.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
2 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) LDAP
1 2 (2.67%) SMTP
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) MS Access
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.33%) MySQL
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.33%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Back Office
4 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Advertising
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (70.67%) .NET
2 17 (22.67%) HTML
3 15 (20.00%) CSS
4 10 (13.33%) jQuery
4 10 (13.33%) XML
5 9 (12.00%) Classic ASP
6 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.00%) HTML5
7 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.67%) DCOM
8 4 (5.33%) COM+
8 4 (5.33%) CSS3
8 4 (5.33%) XHTML
9 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.67%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.67%) Laravel
9 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.67%) Web Services
9 2 (2.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.00%) Equities
3 2 (2.67%) Derivative
3 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) AS400
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) Unix
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.33%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.00%) Web Development
2 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.33%) Scrum
3 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (6.67%) Change Control
5 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.33%) Kanban
5 4 (5.33%) MVC
5 4 (5.33%) Refactoring
6 3 (4.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (4.00%) Migration
6 3 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (4.00%) Project Management
6 3 (4.00%) SDLC
7 2 (2.67%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (2.67%) Revenue Management
7 2 (2.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.67%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (2.67%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) VB
2 45 (60.00%) VB6
3 34 (45.33%) VB.NET
4 29 (38.67%) C#
4 29 (38.67%) SQL
5 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 9 (12.00%) VBA
7 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
9 5 (6.67%) C++
10 4 (5.33%) PHP
11 2 (2.67%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.67%) VBScript
11 2 (2.67%) XAML
12 1 (1.33%) Java
12 1 (1.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Oracle
2 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.67%) Reuters
4 1 (1.33%) Capita
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) Motorola
4 1 (1.33%) SAP