Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 122 106
Rank change year-on-year -11 -16 -2
Contract jobs citing VB 11 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.37% 0.67% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 1.74% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 24
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +31.82% -18.52%
10th Percentile £193 £222 £226
90th Percentile £550 £411 £409
England median daily rate £375 £361 £375
% change year-on-year +3.81% -3.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £33.75 £42.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year -20.59% +44.07% +31.11%

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 1,098 1,208 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.14% 38.30% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 758 647
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +5.00% +4.48%
10th Percentile £262 £240 £240
90th Percentile £538 £520 £475
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 26
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.41% +38.46% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £57.44 £41.75 £42.63
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VB as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in the East Midlands

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in the East Midlands

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 18 February 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
Northamptonshire +7 3 - - 3
Lincolnshire - 3 £313 - 1
Derbyshire +4 2 £125 -16.67% 2
Leicestershire -2 2 £450 +80.00% 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) VB6
4 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) Metadata Management
7 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) Web Development
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
7 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) VBA
7 2 (18.18%) SAP

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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (9.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) RS-232
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
3 1 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Optoelectronics
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
1 2 (18.18%) Metadata Management
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
1 2 (18.18%) Web Development
1 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
2 1 (9.09%) Content Development
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
2 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) VB6
4 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) VBA
7 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 1 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (9.09%) Ruby
7 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) AWS Certification
1 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) HND
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau