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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 638 621 585
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -36
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 17 33 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.058% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.061% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 37
Median daily rate £320 £330 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £456 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £330 £285
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 21 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 26 September 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 +1 17 £320 -5.18% 5
North West +20 7 £300 -32.04% 1
Merseyside - 5 £300 -
London -11 3 £375 -26.82% 2
South East +11 2 - -
Hampshire +9 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £350 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
Lancashire +19 1 - -
Yorkshire +7 1 £275 -39.08%
Leicestershire +1 1 - - 1
Manchester -3 1 £300 - 1
East Midlands -9 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £375 -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £390 -
Andover - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £275 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £275 -

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 44 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (70.45%) VB6
3 27 (61.36%) SQL
4 26 (59.09%) .NET
4 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
5 17 (38.64%) C#
5 17 (38.64%) XML
6 15 (34.09%) Visual Studio
7 14 (31.82%) T-SQL
8 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
8 13 (29.55%) IIS
8 13 (29.55%) VB.NET
9 12 (27.27%) Oracle
10 11 (25.00%) VBA
10 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
10 11 (25.00%) Classic ASP
10 11 (25.00%) Scrum
10 11 (25.00%) jQuery
10 11 (25.00%) Change Control
11 10 (22.73%) Subversion
11 10 (22.73%) Web Development
11 10 (22.73%) DCOM
11 10 (22.73%) CSS
11 10 (22.73%) HTML
12 9 (20.45%) MS Access
12 9 (20.45%) XHTML
12 9 (20.45%) Web Services
12 9 (20.45%) Kanban
12 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
13 7 (15.91%) Microsoft

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 13 (29.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) MS Access
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.27%) Power BI
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Visual Studio
2 10 (22.73%) Subversion
3 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.27%) Babel
5 1 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.27%) MSI
5 1 (2.27%) NUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Rational Robot
5 1 (2.27%) Selenium
5 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.27%) webpack
5 1 (2.27%) WiX
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) .NET
2 17 (38.64%) XML
3 11 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 11 (25.00%) jQuery
4 10 (22.73%) CSS
4 10 (22.73%) DCOM
4 10 (22.73%) HTML
5 9 (20.45%) Web Services
5 9 (20.45%) XHTML
6 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.82%) CSS3
8 3 (6.82%) HTML5
8 3 (6.82%) WinForms
9 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.55%) COM
9 2 (4.55%) SOAP
9 2 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) Derivative
2 1 (2.27%) Equities
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Change Control
1 11 (25.00%) Scrum
2 10 (22.73%) Web Development
3 9 (20.45%) Kanban
3 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
4 5 (11.36%) SDLC
5 4 (9.09%) MVC
6 3 (6.82%) TDD
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.27%) Data Management
8 1 (2.27%) ERP
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL
8 1 (2.27%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.27%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (70.45%) VB6
3 27 (61.36%) SQL
4 17 (38.64%) C#
5 14 (31.82%) T-SQL
6 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
6 13 (29.55%) VB.NET
7 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 11 (25.00%) VBA
8 2 (4.55%) C++
8 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.27%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.27%) Perforce
4 1 (2.27%) Siebel