Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 22 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 58 45
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 +5
Contract jobs citing VB 3 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.53% 0.19% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 0.43% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 15
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 - £305
10th Percentile £325 - £225
90th Percentile £535 - £458
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £388 £310
% change year-on-year -9.68% +25.00% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 286 231 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 50.44% 42.78% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 137 143
Leicestershire median daily rate £328 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% +4.84% +8.77%
10th Percentile £264 £250 £215
90th Percentile £500 £438 £412
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 10
Leicestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +23.97% -19.33%
10th Percentile £16.25 £36.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.75 £44.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +10.00% +105.48% -47.86%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Leicestershire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Leicestershire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Leicestershire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Leicestershire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Leicester -1 3 £350 -
VB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Content Development
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Migration

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Content Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree