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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 118 87 61
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -26
Contract jobs citing VB 4 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.20% 1.66% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 4.30% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 11
Median daily rate £330 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £458 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.25 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.92%
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
932 838 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 45.82% 38.74% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 585 382
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 £300 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 9
Median hourly rate £15.25 £40.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.87% +158.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -34 3 £340 +4.61% 5
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) MS Access
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (23.81%) VBScript
6 5 (23.81%) VBA
7 4 (19.05%) C++
7 4 (19.05%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) IBM
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (9.52%) SAS
9 2 (9.52%) DAO
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (9.52%) HTML
9 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
9 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
9 2 (9.52%) ADO
9 2 (9.52%) COM+
9 2 (9.52%) CSS
9 2 (9.52%) MSI
9 2 (9.52%) InstallShield

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 (9.52%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) MS Access
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) AdminStudio
1 2 (9.52%) InstallShield
1 2 (9.52%) MSI
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) C++ Developer
2 4 (19.05%) VBA Developer
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Database Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Reporting Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) ADO
3 2 (9.52%) COM+
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) DAO
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) WF
4 1 (4.76%) WinForms
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) SDLC
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
2 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) BPR
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
3 1 (4.76%) Line Management
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 5 (23.81%) VBA
4 5 (23.81%) VBScript
5 4 (19.05%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Netezza