The first table below looks at the demand for the VB Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 110 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 19 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.74% 0.097% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.10% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £318 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2402 1935 2372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.50% 94.25% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 959 1202
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £182 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 140 103
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
VB Developer
England

VB Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB Developer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VB Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB Developer across the Yorkshire region.

VB Developer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VB Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB Developer across the Yorkshire region.

VB Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VB Developer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -8 13 £318 +144.23%
North Yorkshire - 5 - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
VB Developer
England

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited VB Developer in their job title 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 with VB Developer in their job title.

1 37 (100.00%) VB
2 34 (91.89%) VB6
3 31 (83.78%) .NET
4 25 (67.57%) VB.NET
5 22 (59.46%) Oracle
6 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
7 10 (27.03%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) WinForms
8 7 (18.92%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) SQL
10 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
10 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (10.81%) IIS
11 4 (10.81%) SOAP
11 4 (10.81%) Web Services
11 4 (10.81%) Citrix
11 4 (10.81%) Back Office
12 3 (8.11%) Windows
12 3 (8.11%) MS Office
12 3 (8.11%) Sybase
12 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
13 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (5.41%) C++
13 2 (5.41%) Java
13 2 (5.41%) Migration
13 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
14 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
14 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited VB Developer in their job title 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 with VB Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) WinForms
3 4 (10.81%) SOAP
3 4 (10.81%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
2 2 (5.41%) Migration
3 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) VB
2 34 (91.89%) VB6
3 25 (67.57%) VB.NET
4 7 (18.92%) C#
5 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Java
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) Sybase
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft