Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 137 131
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6 -25
Contract jobs citing VB 18 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.77% 0.37% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 0.94% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 8
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +31.82%
10th Percentile £153 £205 £213
90th Percentile £485 £550 £417
England median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.37 £45.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.84% -21.74% -
10th Percentile £14.49 £42.50 £49.00
90th Percentile £15.46 £47.50 £66.00
England median hourly rate £16.75 £33.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year -50.37% -28.95% +63.79%

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 841 1,172 1,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 36.06% 39.14% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 719 736
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +7.59% +7.81%
10th Percentile £294 £262 £236
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £484 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +1.89% +9.20% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 17
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +13.33% +100.00%
10th Percentile £14.49 £13.40 £14.25
90th Percentile £42.00 £47.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 -2 7 £375 - 2
Derbyshire +14 6 £200 +60.00% 5
Leicestershire +16 4 £463 +2.78% 3
Nottinghamshire +14 1 £300 +1.69% 3
VB
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 11 (61.11%) SQL
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) WSUS
4 7 (38.89%) SCCM
4 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (33.33%) MCSE
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 4 (22.22%) DHCP
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (22.22%) CMS
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (22.22%) Asset Management

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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) CMS
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Pig
3 3 (16.67%) Appian
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 3 (16.67%) Skype
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (16.67%) PowerPivot
3 3 (16.67%) QlikView
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) AdminStudio
1 4 (22.22%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (16.67%) CMS Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Field Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Site Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Case Management Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) Software Packaging
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Antivirus Management
2 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Break/Fix
3 3 (16.67%) Business Performance Management
3 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
3 3 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
3 3 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) VBScript
4 3 (16.67%) XAML
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (16.67%) BitLocker
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
1 7 (38.89%) WSUS
2 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (22.22%) ThinApp
3 3 (16.67%) SCOM
3 3 (16.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) McAfee
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Remedy
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Cognizant
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle