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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 110 123 101
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Contract jobs citing VB 18 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.75% 0.88% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 2.35% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 19
Median daily rate £338 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £305 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £432 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.08% +34.72%
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
994 1150 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.14% 37.37% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 770 571
Median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £32.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £15.08 £16.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
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 3 December 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 3 December 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
West Yorkshire +4 11 £325 -10.34% 6
South Yorkshire 0 7 £363 -19.44%
North Yorkshire +2 1 £250 -30.06%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) .NET
3 11 (35.48%) ADO
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
5 9 (29.03%) VBA
6 8 (25.81%) C#
7 7 (22.58%) SAP
7 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
7 7 (22.58%) MS Access
7 7 (22.58%) ActiveX
7 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (22.58%) DAO
7 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (22.58%) Database Theory
8 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
8 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
8 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Windows
8 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (19.35%) HP UFT
9 5 (16.13%) RAD
9 5 (16.13%) Java
9 5 (16.13%) C
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (16.13%) Selenium
9 5 (16.13%) V-Model
9 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (6.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MS Access
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.90%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (6.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (6.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) OLAP
5 1 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) HP UFT
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) MSI
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Database Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Business Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Test Automation Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Test Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.45%) SAS Developer
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) VB Developer
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Excel Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Programmer
5 1 (3.23%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (3.23%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) ADO
3 7 (22.58%) ActiveX
3 7 (22.58%) DAO
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.90%) WinForms
6 2 (6.45%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
7 1 (3.23%) CSS
7 1 (3.23%) D3.js
7 1 (3.23%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (3.23%) HTML
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Tandem
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (22.58%) Database Theory
1 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (16.13%) RAD
3 5 (16.13%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
3 5 (16.13%) V-Model
4 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (6.45%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) Server Building
6 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) VBA
3 8 (25.81%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) C
4 5 (16.13%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.68%) VB6
5 3 (9.68%) VBScript
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) Netezza
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) Cognos
4 1 (3.23%) Genesys
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Mitel