The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills 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 over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 98 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +15
Contract jobs citing VB 28 68 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.12% 2.95% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.89% 7.30% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 22
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£309 £315 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.98% +43.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -
VB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
969 932 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.65% 40.40% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 596 363
Average daily rate £338 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 42
Average hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% +49.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VB
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
West Yorkshire -34 22 £300 -6.25% 15
South Yorkshire -8 3 £313 +25.00% 1
North Yorkshire -15 1 - - 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 29 (52.73%) SQL
2 27 (49.09%) .NET
3 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 23 (41.82%) VB6
5 21 (38.18%) C#
6 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (27.27%) Finance
8 13 (23.64%) VB.NET
9 11 (20.00%) Web Services
10 9 (16.36%) C
10 9 (16.36%) Linux
10 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
10 9 (16.36%) Java
10 9 (16.36%) PHP
10 9 (16.36%) Scala
10 9 (16.36%) Open Source
11 7 (12.73%) WCF
11 7 (12.73%) WPF
11 7 (12.73%) Service Management
11 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
11 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
11 7 (12.73%) Windows
12 6 (10.91%) ADO
12 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
12 6 (10.91%) WinForms
12 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Supplier Management
12 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
13 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (5.45%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
1 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.09%) SSL
2 3 (5.45%) SAN
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) VLAN
2 3 (5.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.82%) OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Maven
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) MSI
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) VB Developer
2 16 (29.09%) VB6 Developer
3 8 (14.55%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Web Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Senior SQL Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior VB Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Technician
6 3 (5.45%) Programmer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Support
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (5.45%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) .NET
2 11 (20.00%) Web Services
3 7 (12.73%) WCF
3 7 (12.73%) WPF
4 6 (10.91%) WinForms
4 6 (10.91%) ADO
5 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.45%) XML
5 3 (5.45%) LINQ
5 3 (5.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (3.64%) RESTful
6 2 (3.64%) WSH
6 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.64%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.82%) CSS
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) CSS3
7 1 (1.82%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Open Source
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
2 7 (12.73%) Service Management
2 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
3 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
3 6 (10.91%) Supplier Management
4 5 (9.09%) DevOps
4 5 (9.09%) MVC
4 5 (9.09%) OO
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum
5 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.45%) TDD
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
7 2 (3.64%) CRM
7 2 (3.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) SQL
2 23 (41.82%) VB6
3 21 (38.18%) C#
4 13 (23.64%) VB.NET
5 9 (16.36%) Java
5 9 (16.36%) PHP
5 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
5 9 (16.36%) C
5 9 (16.36%) Scala
6 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.64%) VBA
8 1 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) VBScript
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Mitel
4 1 (1.82%) Telerik
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Remedy
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
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