The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills 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 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 59 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing VB 35 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.13% 1.37% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 3.88% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 21
Average daily rate
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£320 £359 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.80% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £303 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £554 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £31.75 £32.30
% change year-on-year
-20.47% -1.70%
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
593 541 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.03% 35.22% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 295 473
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.60 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VB
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 17 £320 -11.72% 7
Wakefield -3 1 - - 1
Halifax -4 1 £310 -11.42% 1
Bradford - 1 - -
Brighouse - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 1
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VB also 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 that cited VB.

1 45 (70.31%) VB6
2 41 (64.06%) .NET
2 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
3 19 (29.69%) C#
3 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 14 (21.88%) Finance
4 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.19%) Oracle
6 10 (15.63%) Windows
7 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 8 (12.50%) Java
8 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
9 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
9 6 (9.38%) Web Services
9 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
9 6 (9.38%) C++
9 6 (9.38%) HTML
9 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.81%) Back Office
10 5 (7.81%) CSS
10 5 (7.81%) MS Office
11 4 (6.25%) ADO
11 4 (6.25%) Sybase
11 4 (6.25%) Banking
11 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
11 4 (6.25%) WCF
12 3 (4.69%) QA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VB also 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 that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) DNS
1 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.13%) OLTP
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) MS Access
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) Maven
3 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) Firebug
4 1 (1.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Back Office
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (67.19%) Developer
2 35 (54.69%) VB Developer
3 32 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Senior VB Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (4.69%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Tester
7 3 (4.69%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Non-Functional Tester
9 1 (1.56%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.56%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (64.06%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.38%) Web Services
3 6 (9.38%) HTML
4 5 (7.81%) CSS
5 4 (6.25%) ADO
5 4 (6.25%) WCF
6 3 (4.69%) SOAP
7 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.13%) Classic ASP
7 2 (3.13%) XML
7 2 (3.13%) HTML5
7 2 (3.13%) jQuery
7 2 (3.13%) WPF
8 1 (1.56%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.56%) Spring
8 1 (1.56%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.56%) WinForms
8 1 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Blog
3 1 (1.56%) Social Media
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
3 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
4 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (4.69%) Scrum
4 3 (4.69%) OO
4 3 (4.69%) MVC
5 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.13%) Project Management
5 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.13%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (3.13%) Multithreading
5 2 (3.13%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.56%) Release Management
6 1 (1.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.56%) MVVM
6 1 (1.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.56%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 45 (70.31%) VB6
2 19 (29.69%) C#
2 19 (29.69%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 8 (12.50%) Java
4 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) C++
5 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.69%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.13%) C
7 2 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) VBA
8 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) Sybase
4 3 (4.69%) Citrix
5 2 (3.13%) Splunk
6 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.56%) Telerik
6 1 (1.56%) Sun
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco
6 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.56%) McAfee
6 1 (1.56%) Juniper
6 1 (1.56%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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