The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 72 92 90
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing VB 46 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.00% 1.29% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 3.52% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 22
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £17.25 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.30% -
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
889 767 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.65% 36.77% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 412 593
Average daily rate £320 £295 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +19.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £38.45 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 38 £320 -10.80% 14
North Yorkshire - 5 £320 - 8
South Yorkshire +4 3 £313 - 7
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England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 68 (71.58%) VB6
2 62 (65.26%) .NET
3 55 (57.89%) SQL Server
4 30 (31.58%) SQL
5 28 (29.47%) VB.NET
6 27 (28.42%) Oracle
7 19 (20.00%) C#
8 16 (16.84%) Windows
9 15 (15.79%) Finance
10 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (11.58%) Java
12 10 (10.53%) Visual Studio
13 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
14 8 (8.42%) WinForms
14 8 (8.42%) Web Services
14 8 (8.42%) C++
15 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
15 7 (7.37%) Test Scripting
15 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (6.32%) HTML
16 6 (6.32%) Back Office
16 6 (6.32%) Software Engineering
17 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
17 5 (5.26%) MS Office
18 4 (4.21%) SOAP
18 4 (4.21%) CSS
18 4 (4.21%) ADO
18 4 (4.21%) IIS
18 4 (4.21%) Perl

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (4.21%) IIS
2 2 (2.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) DNS
1 3 (3.16%) Firewall
1 3 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) NetScreen
3 1 (1.05%) Intranet
3 1 (1.05%) Network Security
3 1 (1.05%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) OLTP
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.05%) MS Access
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.16%) Maven
3 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.05%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.05%) Selenium
4 1 (1.05%) Firebug
4 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.05%) JUnit
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Back Office
3 4 (4.21%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Local Government
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (65.26%) Developer
2 44 (46.32%) VB Developer
3 40 (42.11%) VB6 Developer
4 19 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 16 (16.84%) VB.NET Developer
6 14 (14.74%) SQL Developer
7 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior VB Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior VB6 Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.32%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Tester
11 4 (4.21%) Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (4.21%) WinForms Developer
12 3 (3.16%) Test Analyst
12 3 (3.16%) Author
12 3 (3.16%) Technical Author
12 3 (3.16%) Project Manager
12 3 (3.16%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (65.26%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.42%) Web Services
3 8 (8.42%) WinForms
4 6 (6.32%) HTML
5 4 (4.21%) SOAP
5 4 (4.21%) CSS
5 4 (4.21%) ADO
5 4 (4.21%) WCF
6 2 (2.11%) WPF
6 2 (2.11%) XML
6 2 (2.11%) Classic ASP
6 2 (2.11%) HTML5
6 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.05%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.05%) Spring
7 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.05%) J2EE
7 1 (1.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.11%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.05%) Blog
3 1 (1.05%) Social Media
3 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.05%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Windows
2 4 (4.21%) UNIX
3 3 (3.16%) Solaris
4 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (7.37%) Test Scripting
3 6 (6.32%) Software Engineering
4 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.21%) MVC
5 4 (4.21%) OO
6 3 (3.16%) RUP
6 3 (3.16%) Project Management
6 3 (3.16%) Scrum
6 3 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.16%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (2.11%) Integration Testing
7 2 (2.11%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.11%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (2.11%) TDD
7 2 (2.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.11%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (71.58%) VB6
2 30 (31.58%) SQL
3 28 (29.47%) VB.NET
4 19 (20.00%) C#
5 11 (11.58%) Java
6 8 (8.42%) C++
7 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.21%) Perl
8 4 (4.21%) PHP
8 4 (4.21%) Python
8 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.21%) C
9 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.11%) VBA
11 1 (1.05%) VBScript
11 1 (1.05%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Oracle
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.21%) Sybase
3 4 (4.21%) Citrix
4 3 (3.16%) Juniper
4 3 (3.16%) NetApp
4 3 (3.16%) McAfee
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco
5 2 (2.11%) Splunk
5 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.11%) Sun
6 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.05%) BEA
6 1 (1.05%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.05%) Micro Focus
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