The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 135 121 89
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -32
Contract jobs citing VB 12 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% 0.92% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 2.36% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 13
Median daily rate £388 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +64.50%
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
1309 1229 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 45.25% 38.86% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 819 464
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.60 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
South Yorkshire 0 7 £388 +29.16%
West Yorkshire -14 4 £388 -9.35% 10
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) VBScript
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) WinForms
4 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
5 4 (14.81%) HP UFT
5 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (14.81%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
5 4 (14.81%) ADO
5 4 (14.81%) VBA
6 3 (11.11%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) SAS
6 3 (11.11%) C
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) RAD
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) MSI
6 3 (11.11%) Netezza
6 3 (11.11%) Selenium
6 3 (11.11%) SCCM
6 3 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V

VB
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) MS Access
4 2 (7.41%) OLAP
4 2 (7.41%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) HP UFT
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) MSI
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) AdminStudio
3 2 (7.41%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SAS Developer
3 3 (11.11%) VB Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Packager
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Database Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Test Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Classic ASP Developer
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) WinForms
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.81%) ADO
4 3 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.41%) WCF
6 1 (3.70%) Classic ASP
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.41%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (11.11%) RAD
1 3 (11.11%) TDD
1 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
1 3 (11.11%) V-Model
1 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 2 (7.41%) Change Management
2 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (7.41%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Refactoring
3 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) VBScript
3 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.81%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) VBA
5 3 (11.11%) C
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) IBM Sterling
2 3 (11.11%) Netezza
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas
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