The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 25 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)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire - - 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £325
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 £25.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year +65.04% +9.57%  

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 58 72 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 42.03% 39.34% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 41
Median daily rate £325 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £232 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.81% -63.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in North Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) AppDNA
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) DNA
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AppDNA
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle