The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 75 66 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing VB 19 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.14% 2.10% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 5.65% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 23
Average daily rate
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£310 £293 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £178 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £363 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -14.19%
VB
Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
542 584 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.44% 37.20% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 319 484
Average daily rate £325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 36 15
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +35.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 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 0 10 £310 -12.67% 13
Otley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 2
Bradford - - - - 1
Brighouse - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 37 (67.27%) VB6
2 36 (65.45%) SQL Server
3 35 (63.64%) .NET
4 19 (34.55%) C#
5 16 (29.09%) SQL
6 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.18%) Finance
8 9 (16.36%) Windows
9 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
9 7 (12.73%) Java
10 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
10 6 (10.91%) VB.NET
11 5 (9.09%) C++
11 5 (9.09%) HTML
11 5 (9.09%) Oracle
11 5 (9.09%) CSS
11 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.27%) WCF
12 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
12 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (7.27%) Web Services
12 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
12 4 (7.27%) ADO
13 3 (5.45%) UNIX
13 3 (5.45%) Sybase
13 3 (5.45%) Back Office
13 3 (5.45%) MVC
13 3 (5.45%) Git (software)

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (1.82%) IIS
1 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (65.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.64%) MS Access
4 2 (3.64%) OLTP
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.45%) Maven
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.82%) JUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Firebug
4 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.82%) MSI
4 1 (1.82%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.82%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Back Office
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Developer
2 29 (52.73%) VB Developer
3 26 (47.27%) VB6 Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior VB Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior VB6 Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Non-Functional Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Agile Project Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.82%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.09%) CSS
3 5 (9.09%) HTML
4 4 (7.27%) WCF
4 4 (7.27%) ADO
4 4 (7.27%) Web Services
5 3 (5.45%) jQuery
6 2 (3.64%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.64%) XML
6 2 (3.64%) NHibernate
6 2 (3.64%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.82%) J2EE
7 1 (1.82%) JSP
7 1 (1.82%) SOAP
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.82%) XSD
7 1 (1.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Blog
2 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.45%) MVC
4 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.64%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.64%) MVVM
5 2 (3.64%) Scrum
5 2 (3.64%) OO
5 2 (3.64%) SOA
5 2 (3.64%) Project Management
5 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.82%) ETL
6 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.82%) OOD
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.82%) UML
6 1 (1.82%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (1.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) VB6
2 19 (34.55%) C#
3 16 (29.09%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.91%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.09%) C++
7 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.64%) VBA
8 2 (3.64%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) MCSE
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.82%) MCITP
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
1 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Sybase
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
3 2 (3.64%) Telerik
3 2 (3.64%) Splunk
4 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
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