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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 91 63 85
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Contract jobs citing VB 30 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.42% 2.23% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 5.46% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £292 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -15.00%
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
823 714 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 38.88% 40.80% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 452 284
Average daily rate £330 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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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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 -12 22 £325 +1.56% 7
Bradford -16 4 £275 +7.84% 1
Halifax -1 1 £250 -19.35% 4
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 42 (70.00%) SQL
2 34 (56.67%) VB6
3 31 (51.67%) SQL Server
4 26 (43.33%) .NET
5 25 (41.67%) C#
6 21 (35.00%) Finance
7 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 14 (23.33%) MS Access
8 14 (23.33%) Oracle
8 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 12 (20.00%) WinForms
9 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 12 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio
11 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
12 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
13 8 (13.33%) OO
14 7 (11.67%) VBA
14 7 (11.67%) ADO
14 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
14 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
14 7 (11.67%) TDD
14 7 (11.67%) MVC
14 7 (11.67%) Maven
15 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
15 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
16 5 (8.33%) SAS
16 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (8.33%) SAS
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (51.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) MS Access
3 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.67%) Maven
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.33%) Toad
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (66.67%) Developer
2 23 (38.33%) VB6 Developer
2 23 (38.33%) VB Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Data Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior VB Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Programmer
7 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) VB Programmer
7 3 (5.00%) MI Developer
8 2 (3.33%) NHS Data Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) WinForms
3 7 (11.67%) ADO
4 5 (8.33%) WCF
5 4 (6.67%) WPF
5 4 (6.67%) Web Services
6 3 (5.00%) XML
6 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Replication
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.33%) OO
2 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
3 7 (11.67%) MVC
3 7 (11.67%) TDD
4 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (6.67%) SDLC
6 3 (5.00%) System Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Data Management
6 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.33%) Scrum
7 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.33%) CRM
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.33%) Data Reconciliation
8 1 (1.67%) Coaching
8 1 (1.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) SQL
2 34 (56.67%) VB6
3 25 (41.67%) C#
4 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 7 (11.67%) VBA
8 2 (3.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
9 1 (1.67%) Python
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Oracle
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.33%) Netezza
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
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