The table below looks at the statistics for the VB Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 80 96 110
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 15 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.88% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.35% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
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£320 £171 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.86% -56.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
VB Developer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1591 1446 1843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.64% 94.08% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 765 1020
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 71 76
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

VB Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB Developer in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VB Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VB Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VB Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VB Developer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VB Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 4 £320 - 1
Bradford - - - -
VB Developer
Yorkshire

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited VB Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with VB Developer in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (90.32%) VB6
3 27 (87.10%) SQL Server
4 17 (54.84%) .NET
5 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) C#
7 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle
9 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.68%) Sybase
10 3 (9.68%) MS Office
10 3 (9.68%) ADO
10 3 (9.68%) Maven
10 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
10 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
11 2 (6.45%) C++
11 2 (6.45%) Java
11 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
11 2 (6.45%) Web Services
11 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
12 1 (3.23%) HTML
12 1 (3.23%) IIS
12 1 (3.23%) CSS

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited VB Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with VB Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (87.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ADO
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.23%) Release Management
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
3 1 (3.23%) ETL
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (90.32%) VB6
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
6 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.45%) C++
7 2 (6.45%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Sybase
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix