The median contractor rate for a VB Developer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Visual Basic Developer
England / London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 426 416
Rank change year-on-year +31 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 5 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.025% 0.043% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.045% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Median daily rate £200 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.94% +21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19083 22003 21492
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.67% 94.98% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13596 15907 14752
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 255 384
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

VB Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured VB Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for VB Developer in London

VB Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB Developer in London

VB Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB Developer in London

VB Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 3 £200 -44.82%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
VB Developer
England

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, VB Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring VB Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (88.00%) VB6
3 20 (80.00%) .NET
4 19 (76.00%) VB.NET
5 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (56.00%) Migration
8 13 (52.00%) VBA
8 13 (52.00%) SQL
8 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
8 13 (52.00%) Windows
8 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (52.00%) Office 365
9 12 (48.00%) Unit Testing
9 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
10 11 (44.00%) MS Access
11 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (40.00%) Data Analysis
11 10 (40.00%) Windows 10
11 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
13 6 (24.00%) C#
14 5 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
15 4 (16.00%) Finance
16 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
16 3 (12.00%) TDD

VB Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (16.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (52.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) MS Access
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Front Office
2 2 (8.00%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) ODBC
2 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Equities
1 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
1 2 (8.00%) Wiki
2 1 (4.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
3 10 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Migration
3 12 (48.00%) Unit Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) Line Management
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (88.00%) VB6
3 19 (76.00%) VB.NET
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) VBA
5 6 (24.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) DICOM
2 1 (4.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Perforce
2 2 (8.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) InterSystems
3 1 (4.00%) SAP