Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 111 108
Rank change year-on-year -27 -3 -13
Contract jobs citing VB 12 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.42% 1.03% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 2.57% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 14
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +25.87% -10.63%
10th Percentile £236 £231 £314
90th Percentile £444 £550 £438
England median daily rate £363 £375 £360
% change year-on-year -3.33% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £28.63
% change year-on-year -3.13% +39.74% +10.10%

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 1,210 1,244 1,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.61% 40.15% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 812 667
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £288 £268 £241
90th Percentile £525 £508 £509
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +110.53%
10th Percentile £14.75 £33.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £67.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +4.17%

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 August 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 21 August 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 -20 7 £420 -6.67% 3
Derbyshire +15 4 - - 3
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £295 - 1
VB
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) VBA
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) Metadata Management
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) VMS
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Unix
5 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (33.33%) SAP
5 4 (33.33%) Classic ASP
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) VB6
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) HTML

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 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Applications Support
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (8.33%) Lucene
5 1 (8.33%) Ninject
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
1 4 (33.33%) ETL
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Metadata Management
1 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) CAFM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) SOLID
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) VBA
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (33.33%) VB6
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) Perl
7 1 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) SAP