Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 November 2017 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)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 143 126
Rank change year-on-year +27 -17 -17
Contract jobs citing VB 18 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.80% 0.15% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 0.31% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 37
Leeds median daily rate £345 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.80% -5.82% +41.67%
10th Percentile £310 £373 £301
90th Percentile £366 £418 £515
West Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £225 £390
% change year-on-year +53.54% -42.39% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 - £9.50

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 Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1082 1299 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.96% 49.66% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 913 951
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £351
% change year-on-year - +13.96% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 15
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -22.86% -46.15%
10th Percentile £39.70 £12.90 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.30 £32.50 £43.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -40.00%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Leeds

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Leeds

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Leeds

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VB.

1 9 (50.00%) Unix
1 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) VB6
2 8 (44.44%) AirWatch
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Marketing
2 8 (44.44%) SGSN
2 8 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 8 (44.44%) Android
2 8 (44.44%) LTE
2 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Phone
2 8 (44.44%) MobileIron
2 8 (44.44%) Mac OS X
2 8 (44.44%) 3G
2 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 8 (44.44%) Wireless
2 8 (44.44%) Electronics
2 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 8 (44.44%) Programme Management
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) GPRS
2 8 (44.44%) GSM
2 8 (44.44%) LAN
2 8 (44.44%) WAN
2 8 (44.44%) C++
2 8 (44.44%) HTML

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) 3G
1 8 (44.44%) GPRS
1 8 (44.44%) GSM
1 8 (44.44%) LAN
1 8 (44.44%) LTE
1 8 (44.44%) SGSN
1 8 (44.44%) WAN
1 8 (44.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (44.44%) Electronics
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
1 8 (44.44%) Manufacturing
1 8 (44.44%) Marketing
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (44.44%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 8 (44.44%) Technical Support
3 7 (38.89%) VB Developer
3 7 (38.89%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 8 (44.44%) Android
2 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 8 (44.44%) Mac OS X
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (44.44%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Coaching
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) DSDM
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) VB6
2 8 (44.44%) C++
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) PHP
2 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) MobileIron
1 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle