The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 55 38
Contract jobs citing VB 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.38% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.92% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
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 £40.00 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.10% +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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 197 217 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 42.46% 40.94% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 158 100
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.85% -50.00%  
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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South 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 South Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in South Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in South Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Access
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) ADO
2 3 (60.00%) ActiveX
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) DAO
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (60.00%) Database Theory
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) CA
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) RAD
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Tandem
4 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ActiveX
1 3 (60.00%) ADO
1 3 (60.00%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Database Theory
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos