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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 107 58 102
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +44
Contract jobs citing VB 18 62 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.71% 2.80% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.10% 7.01% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.47% -3.63%
VB
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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
858 884 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 34.06% 39.89% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 517 502
Average daily rate £325 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.42 £14.39 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 -41 9 £291 -2.91% 21
South Yorkshire +6 6 £310 - 1
North Yorkshire -8 2 £310 +3.33% 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 43 (70.49%) .NET
2 39 (63.93%) VB6
3 37 (60.66%) SQL Server
4 25 (40.98%) SQL
5 22 (36.07%) C#
6 15 (24.59%) VB.NET
7 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
9 8 (13.11%) Oracle
10 7 (11.48%) Windows
10 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
10 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (9.84%) MVC
11 6 (9.84%) Finance
11 6 (9.84%) WCF
11 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (9.84%) CSS
12 5 (8.20%) Web Services
12 5 (8.20%) C++
12 5 (8.20%) HTML
12 5 (8.20%) VBScript
12 5 (8.20%) SOA
12 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
12 5 (8.20%) Telerik
13 4 (6.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
13 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (6.56%) SCCM
13 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (60.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) MS Access
7 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MSI
2 3 (4.92%) InstallShield
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) Maven
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.64%) Firebug
4 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.64%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (75.41%) Developer
2 25 (40.98%) VB6 Developer
2 25 (40.98%) VB Developer
3 14 (22.95%) .NET Developer
4 9 (14.75%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior VB Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior VB6 Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Applications Packager
9 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.28%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (70.49%) .NET
2 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.84%) CSS
3 6 (9.84%) WCF
4 5 (8.20%) HTML
4 5 (8.20%) Web Services
5 4 (6.56%) XML
5 4 (6.56%) ADO
5 4 (6.56%) jQuery
6 3 (4.92%) Silverlight
6 3 (4.92%) NHibernate
6 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.28%) WinForms
7 2 (3.28%) Classic ASP
7 2 (3.28%) LINQ
7 2 (3.28%) WPF
7 2 (3.28%) RESTful
7 2 (3.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) E-Learning
1 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.64%) GIS
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.64%) Blog
2 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.84%) MVC
3 5 (8.20%) SOA
4 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.92%) MVVM
5 3 (4.92%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (4.92%) Validation
6 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.28%) RUP
6 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.28%) Automation Testing
6 2 (3.28%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.64%) Online Marketing
7 1 (1.64%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.64%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.64%) Release Management
7 1 (1.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.64%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.64%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (63.93%) VB6
2 25 (40.98%) SQL
3 22 (36.07%) C#
4 15 (24.59%) VB.NET
5 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.20%) C++
6 5 (8.20%) VBScript
7 4 (6.56%) Java
8 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.28%) VBA
9 2 (3.28%) Python
10 1 (1.64%) C
10 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) MCSE
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCITP
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
1 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) Telerik
4 4 (6.56%) Citrix
5 3 (4.92%) Remedy
5 3 (4.92%) VMware
6 2 (3.28%) Splunk
7 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.64%) Sybase
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