Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - +54 -18
Contract jobs citing VB 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.59% - 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% - 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Derbyshire median daily rate £125 - £207
10th Percentile £123 - £126
90th Percentile £128 - £282
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £363 £275
% change year-on-year -3.45% +31.82% -20.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 150 140 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 29.70% 26.47% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 105 85
Derbyshire median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.15% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £275 £143 £224
90th Percentile £528 £565 £438
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Derbyshire median hourly rate £31.15 £40.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.13% +164.46% -31.25%
10th Percentile £25.20 £37.50 £9.43
90th Percentile £54.93 £42.50 £17.85
East Midlands median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year +20.77% +76.87% -42.67%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire.

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 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 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby - 3 £125 - 2
VB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle