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 3 months to 23 June 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)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 99 85
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14  
Contract jobs citing VB 15 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.37% 0.26% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 0.52% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 17
Median daily rate £345 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £334 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £398 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +51.78% +7.69%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 528 767 623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 48.13% 50.79% 41.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 557 464
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £39.00 £15.67 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.88% -55.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing VB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) SAP
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
4 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) Unix
5 8 (36.36%) Mac OS X
5 8 (36.36%) 3G
5 8 (36.36%) GPRS
5 8 (36.36%) GSM
5 8 (36.36%) LAN
5 8 (36.36%) WAN
5 8 (36.36%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) PHP
5 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
5 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
5 8 (36.36%) Wireless
5 8 (36.36%) Electronics
5 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 8 (36.36%) VB6
5 8 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (36.36%) Marketing
5 8 (36.36%) SGSN
5 8 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 8 (36.36%) Android
5 8 (36.36%) LTE
5 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Phone

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 4 (18.18%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) 3G
1 8 (36.36%) GPRS
1 8 (36.36%) GSM
1 8 (36.36%) LAN
1 8 (36.36%) LTE
1 8 (36.36%) SGSN
1 8 (36.36%) WAN
1 8 (36.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MS Access
2 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (13.64%) DTS
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) Power BI
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Toad
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Electronics
2 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 8 (36.36%) Marketing
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (36.36%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Technical Support
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Data Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) VB Developer
2 5 (22.73%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Android
2 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 8 (36.36%) Mac OS X
2 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 3 (13.64%) Data Management
5 3 (13.64%) Statistics
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Revenue Management
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
1 8 (36.36%) PHP
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 8 (36.36%) VB6
2 7 (31.82%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) VBA
4 3 (13.64%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) SAP
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) MobileIron
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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