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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 123 87 68
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -19
Contract jobs citing VB 5 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% 1.41% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 3.63% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 12
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £278 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £340 £324
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
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
943 827 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 46.34% 38.97% 40.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 579 445
Median daily rate £400 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Median hourly rate £14.88 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.81% +113.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £45.00 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Leeds -19 4 £350 +7.69% 5
Bradford +6 1 - -
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) .NET
3 14 (46.67%) C#
3 14 (46.67%) SQL
4 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (36.67%) VBA
6 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 8 (26.67%) MS Access
7 8 (26.67%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
8 7 (23.33%) SDLC
9 6 (20.00%) C++
10 5 (16.67%) VBScript
10 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (13.33%) Refactoring
11 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (13.33%) XML
12 3 (10.00%) ITIL
12 3 (10.00%) Classic ASP
12 3 (10.00%) IBM
12 3 (10.00%) Finance
12 3 (10.00%) Change Management
12 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (10.00%) Release Management
12 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (10.00%) IBM Sterling

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) MS Access
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) OLAP
6 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) AdminStudio
1 2 (6.67%) InstallShield
1 2 (6.67%) MSI
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) VBA Developer
3 6 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 5 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C++/C# Developer
5 4 (13.33%) VB Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Packager
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SAS Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Reporting Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) Classic ASP
5 2 (6.67%) ADO
5 2 (6.67%) COM+
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
5 2 (6.67%) DAO
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) WF
6 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) SDLC
2 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.33%) Refactoring
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (6.67%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (3.33%) Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) BPR
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (3.33%) Line Management
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) C#
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) VBA
3 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
5 6 (20.00%) C++
6 5 (16.67%) VBScript
7 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.67%) VB6
8 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Siebel
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) Netezza