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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 132 97 78
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -19
Contract jobs citing VB 9 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.32% 1.61% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 4.04% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 34 16
Median daily rate £388 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £338 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
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
1270 1162 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 45.34% 39.73% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 785 579
Median daily rate £400 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 25
Median hourly rate £16.09 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.77% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £24.57 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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
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 28 June 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 -28 5 £350 +7.69% 7
South Yorkshire -14 3 £406 +47.72% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
5 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (30.77%) VBA
7 11 (28.21%) Windows
8 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
9 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
9 8 (20.51%) MS Access
10 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.95%) SDLC
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (15.38%) Classic ASP
11 6 (15.38%) VBScript
11 6 (15.38%) C++
11 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
12 5 (12.82%) Change Management
12 5 (12.82%) XML
12 5 (12.82%) ITIL
12 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
12 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (10.26%) VB6
13 4 (10.26%) Refactoring
13 4 (10.26%) Release Management
13 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (7.69%) HP UFT

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 (5.13%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (20.51%) MS Access
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (5.13%) OLAP
7 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.56%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) HP UFT
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) AdminStudio
2 2 (5.13%) InstallShield
2 2 (5.13%) MSI
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) VBA Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 6 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) VB Developer
5 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Packager
7 2 (5.13%) ASP Developer
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Classic ASP Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.38%) Classic ASP
4 5 (12.82%) XML
5 2 (5.13%) ADO
5 2 (5.13%) COM+
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) CSS3
5 2 (5.13%) DAO
5 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 2 (5.13%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) WCF
6 1 (2.56%) MDX
6 1 (2.56%) Web Services
6 1 (2.56%) WF
6 1 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) SDLC
2 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.82%) Change Management
3 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Refactoring
4 4 (10.26%) Release Management
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Coaching
5 2 (5.13%) RAD
5 2 (5.13%) TDD
5 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.13%) V-Model
5 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.13%) Web Development
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.56%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (2.56%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) C#
3 12 (30.77%) VBA
4 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
5 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
6 6 (15.38%) C++
6 6 (15.38%) VBScript
7 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
8 4 (10.26%) VB6
9 3 (7.69%) C
9 3 (7.69%) Java
10 2 (5.13%) PHP
10 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.56%) Perl
11 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) IBM
2 3 (7.69%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Siebel
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) Netezza
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Veritas
4 1 (2.56%) VMware