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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 79 83 66
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17  
Contract jobs citing VB 7 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.70% 1.19% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 2.66% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Median daily rate £278 £375 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +21.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £375 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.62% +64.44%  

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 533 639 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 53.09% 44.75% 51.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 465 417
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £20.75 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.55% -74.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (53.85%) VB6
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) VBA
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) ADO
2 5 (38.46%) ActiveX
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) MS Access
2 5 (38.46%) DAO
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Database Theory
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Tandem
4 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (7.69%) Power BI
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework

VB
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MS Access
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Power BI
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (38.46%) VB Developer
2 5 (38.46%) VB6 Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Access Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Access VBA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Excel Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) VB Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) ActiveX
1 5 (38.46%) ADO
1 5 (38.46%) DAO
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Tandem
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Database Theory
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) VB6
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) VBA
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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