The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 41 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Contract jobs citing VB 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.74% 1.05% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 3.68% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 203 136 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 50.37% 28.51% 48.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 75 158
Median daily rate £371 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.00%  
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 Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Nottinghamshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Nottinghamshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Nottingham -1 3 - - 1
VB
East Midlands

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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) VB6
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 1 (16.67%) VBA
6 1 (16.67%) VBScript
6 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) XSLT
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Unix

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Moq
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) WPF
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
1 1 (16.67%) Telerik
1 1 (16.67%) Xamarin