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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 May 2022 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 80 64 71
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 +39
Contract jobs citing VB 13 5 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.94% 0.53% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.46% 1.81% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 4
10th Percentile £338 - £246
25th Percentile £458 - £297
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £400 £368
Median % change year-on-year +21.88% +8.84% +22.50%
75th Percentile £500 £433 £414
90th Percentile - £452 £466
England median daily rate £440 £425 £428
% change year-on-year +3.53% -0.58% +11.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
England median hourly rate £34.50 £43.94 £39.50
% change year-on-year -21.47% +11.23% +128.99%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 376 276 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.17% 29.18% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 201 220
10th Percentile £313 £213 £279
25th Percentile £360 £313 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -
75th Percentile £500 £438 £475
90th Percentile £569 £500 £520
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 7
10th Percentile £18.92 £15.28 £27.60
25th Percentile £20.25 £21.38 £35.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +1.45% -27.37% +31.94%
75th Percentile - £47.50 £49.13
90th Percentile - - £51.70
England median hourly rate £50.77 £41.66 £43.75
% change year-on-year +21.87% -4.78% -1.69%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VB in the East Midlands

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VB in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for VB in the East Midlands

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VB in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VB in the East Midlands

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VB in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for VB in the East Midlands

VB
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire -5 8 £500 +25.00% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £465 - 4
Nottinghamshire +5 2 £475 -
VB
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Unix
4 7 (53.85%) DB2
4 7 (53.85%) Data Management
5 6 (46.15%) SCCM
5 6 (46.15%) CAD
5 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
6 5 (38.46%) Automotive
7 4 (30.77%) Logistics
7 4 (30.77%) CATIA
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
8 3 (23.08%) Coaching
8 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Azure
9 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (15.38%) Go

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) CATIA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) DB2
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
1 5 (38.46%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (15.38%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
1 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Applications Support
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Database Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) DBA
2 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Legacy Code
1 2 (15.38%) Legacy Systems
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Data Management
2 6 (46.15%) CAD
2 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (30.77%) Logistics
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (15.38%) Deadline-Driven
5 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Go
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (15.38%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Dell
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) McAfee
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Intel
3 1 (7.69%) LogicMonitor
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat