The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 30 April 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)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VB 2 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.67% - 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% - 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
Median daily rate £350 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +138.09% -6.66%  

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 97 57 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 32.33% 25.91% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 42 63
Median daily rate £425 £270 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.40% -22.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £123 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £421 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £65.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.30% +188.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Derbyshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Derbyshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Derbyshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Derby - 1 £550 -
VB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) MBA
2 1 (50.00%) Essbase
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Anaplan
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (50.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) C#

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Essbase
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Essbase Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Essbase Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Anaplan
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP