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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 89 101 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing VB 11 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.72% 0.91% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 2.37% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 13
Median daily rate £325 £342 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £296 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £429 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +4.83%
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
657 844 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.91% 38.57% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 551 420
Median daily rate £401 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.23 £20.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +5 6 £350 -5.08% 5
Wakefield - 3 £188 -
Bradford +13 1 - - 1
Halifax +3 1 £315 -2.62%
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) VBA
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) ActiveX
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) MS Access
3 5 (31.25%) SAP
3 5 (31.25%) ADO
3 5 (31.25%) DAO
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (31.25%) Database Theory
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Tandem
6 2 (12.50%) VB6
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (12.50%) WSUS
6 2 (12.50%) SCCM

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 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MS Access
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Business Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Database Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) SAS Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Access Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Access VBA Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Excel Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (6.25%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) ActiveX
2 5 (31.25%) ADO
2 5 (31.25%) DAO
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) D3.js
4 1 (6.25%) Highcharts JS
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Tandem
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Database Theory
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Server Building
3 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) VBA
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) VB6
3 2 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Netezza
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) Genesys