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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 108 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing VB 12 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.55% 1.11% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 3.00% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 16
Median daily rate £338 £334 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £433 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+82.75% -4.91%

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
903 1034 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.46% 37.03% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 655 580
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.26 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire -7 8 £338 +8.00% 7
South Yorkshire -4 3 £338 -25.00% 1
North Yorkshire +7 2 £250 -21.87% 4
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) .NET
3 11 (36.67%) ADO
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 9 (30.00%) VBA
5 9 (30.00%) C#
6 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) MS Access
7 7 (23.33%) ActiveX
7 7 (23.33%) SAP
7 7 (23.33%) DAO
7 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (23.33%) Database Theory
8 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 5 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 4 (13.33%) Finance
10 4 (13.33%) WinForms
10 4 (13.33%) HP UFT
10 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
10 4 (13.33%) Crystal Reports

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 2 (6.67%) SAS
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) MS Access
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (3.33%) OLAP
7 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Database Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Business Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) SAS Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Tester
4 2 (6.67%) VB Developer
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Access VBA Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Excel Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (3.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) ADO
3 7 (23.33%) ActiveX
3 7 (23.33%) DAO
4 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.33%) WinForms
6 3 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
7 1 (3.33%) CSS
7 1 (3.33%) D3.js
7 1 (3.33%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (3.33%) HTML
7 1 (3.33%) jQuery
7 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.00%) Tandem
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Database Theory
1 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (10.00%) RAD
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) V-Model
6 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) Server Building
6 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) VBA
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) C
4 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.00%) VB6
4 3 (10.00%) VBScript
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) SAP
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Netezza
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos
5 1 (3.33%) Genesys
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Mitel