The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.22% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+84.48% +28.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 31.11% 46.15% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
Median daily rate £425 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.21% +10.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.26 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wakefield region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Wakefield region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Wakefield region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

VB
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Database Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL