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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 79 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing VB 36 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.81% 2.01% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 4.71% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £276 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £401 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.05 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-12.64% -16.90%
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
852 764 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.90% 42.68% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 520 251
Average daily rate £350 £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% +46.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 22 May 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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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 -2 28 £325 +1.56% 1
Wakefield +3 1 - -
Halifax -6 1 £285 -8.06% 2
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (56.67%) SQL
2 33 (55.00%) VB6
3 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
4 23 (38.33%) .NET
5 21 (35.00%) C#
6 16 (26.67%) Finance
6 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (20.00%) WinForms
7 12 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
9 10 (16.67%) MS Access
9 10 (16.67%) Web Services
9 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
9 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.00%) Scala
10 9 (15.00%) Open Source
10 9 (15.00%) Java
10 9 (15.00%) C
10 9 (15.00%) PHP
10 9 (15.00%) Oracle
10 9 (15.00%) Linux
11 8 (13.33%) OO
11 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
11 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
12 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
12 7 (11.67%) Maven
12 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
12 7 (11.67%) TDD

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) SSL
1 5 (8.33%) HTTP
1 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) MS Access
3 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.67%) OLAP
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) Maven
3 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Developer
2 23 (38.33%) VB6 Developer
2 23 (38.33%) VB Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Programmer
5 4 (6.67%) Web Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior VB Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 3 (5.00%) VB Programmer
6 3 (5.00%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.33%) NHS Data Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Data Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) WinForms
3 10 (16.67%) Web Services
4 7 (11.67%) ADO
5 5 (8.33%) WCF
6 4 (6.67%) WPF
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.67%) XML
7 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Open Source
2 3 (5.00%) NHS
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.33%) OO
3 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
3 7 (11.67%) TDD
3 7 (11.67%) MVC
3 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
3 7 (11.67%) Service Management
3 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 5 (8.33%) DevOps
6 4 (6.67%) ITIL
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (5.00%) System Testing
7 3 (5.00%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (3.33%) CRM
8 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) SQL
2 33 (55.00%) VB6
3 21 (35.00%) C#
4 12 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 9 (15.00%) Scala
6 9 (15.00%) Java
6 9 (15.00%) C
6 9 (15.00%) PHP
7 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.33%) VBA
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
9 1 (1.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.67%) Python
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe
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