The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 25 36
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Contract jobs citing VB 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 1.06% 0.68% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 1.69% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £320 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +51.78% +7.69%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 25 59 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 26.60% 39.86% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 59
Median daily rate £348 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.77% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing VB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Bradford

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Bradford

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Bradford region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft