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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 100 49 90
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +41
Contract jobs citing VB 24 72 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.90% 3.17% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 7.79% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 16
Average daily rate
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£363 £320 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £368 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £13.65 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.28 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-0.88% +0.89%
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
904 924 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 34.06% 40.74% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 546 490
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 32
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.97% +15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -38 19 £425 +31.78% 7
North Yorkshire -20 3 - - 4
South Yorkshire -2 1 £310 +6.89%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (43.18%) .NET
3 17 (38.64%) SQL
4 13 (29.55%) VB6
5 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.27%) C#
6 9 (20.45%) Java
6 9 (20.45%) C
6 9 (20.45%) PHP
6 9 (20.45%) Windows
6 9 (20.45%) Linux
6 9 (20.45%) Scala
6 9 (20.45%) Open Source
7 8 (18.18%) Web Services
8 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
8 7 (15.91%) Service Management
8 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
8 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (13.64%) Supplier Management
9 6 (13.64%) WCF
9 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
9 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.64%) MSI
10 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
10 5 (11.36%) HTTP
10 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.36%) SOA
10 5 (11.36%) SSL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
1 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.36%) SSL
2 3 (6.82%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) VLAN
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) MS Access
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP
5 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MSI
2 3 (6.82%) InstallShield
3 2 (4.55%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) Maven
3 2 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.27%) AdminStudio
4 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) VB Developer
2 8 (18.18%) VB6 Developer
3 6 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Applications Packager
4 4 (9.09%) Web Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Support Technician
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Manager
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior VB Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) .NET
2 8 (18.18%) Web Services
3 6 (13.64%) WCF
4 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.82%) XML
5 3 (6.82%) CSS
5 3 (6.82%) NHibernate
5 3 (6.82%) jQuery
5 3 (6.82%) WPF
5 3 (6.82%) Silverlight
5 3 (6.82%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (4.55%) RESTful
6 2 (4.55%) LINQ
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.55%) ADO
6 2 (4.55%) WSH
7 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Open Source
2 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) GIS
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
2 7 (15.91%) Service Management
2 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
3 6 (13.64%) Supplier Management
4 5 (11.36%) SOA
4 5 (11.36%) DevOps
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) PRINCE
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.82%) Validation
6 3 (6.82%) MVC
6 3 (6.82%) MVVM
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) OO
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) VB6
3 12 (27.27%) C#
4 9 (20.45%) Java
4 9 (20.45%) C
4 9 (20.45%) PHP
4 9 (20.45%) Scala
5 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.09%) VBScript
7 3 (6.82%) VBA
7 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) MCSE
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Telerik
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) Remedy
4 3 (6.82%) Mitel
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
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