The median contractor rate for a VB Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 624 591
Rank change year-on-year +35 -33  
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 18 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.051% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.054% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 26
Median daily rate £350 £333 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £313
% change year-on-year +14.50% +4.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

VB Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VB Developer in the UK

VB Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB Developer in the UK

VB Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB Developer in the UK

VB Developer
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +22 13 £350 +5.26% 9
London -6 8 £350 -15.15% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £350 - 1
Scotland +37 5 £388 -
Edinburgh - 5 £388 -
East Midlands - 4 £350 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £350 -
Leicester - 3 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £345 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £345 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Surbiton - 1 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 £345 - 1

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 featuring VB Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (88.57%) VB6
3 29 (82.86%) .NET
4 26 (74.29%) VB.NET
5 20 (57.14%) SQL
5 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (48.57%) C#
7 13 (37.14%) Windows
8 11 (31.43%) Web Development
8 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 7 (20.00%) VBA
11 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
11 6 (17.14%) Office 365
11 6 (17.14%) HTML
11 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
11 6 (17.14%) Oracle
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (17.14%) MS Access
11 6 (17.14%) MVC
11 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (17.14%) Migration
11 6 (17.14%) Scrum
11 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
11 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
11 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
11 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005

VB Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) MS Access
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Moq
2 1 (2.86%) NUnit
2 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (82.86%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
4 5 (14.29%) Ajax
4 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (14.29%) COM+
4 5 (14.29%) CSS
4 5 (14.29%) React
4 5 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) Backbone.js
5 3 (8.57%) Vue.js
5 3 (8.57%) WinForms
6 2 (5.71%) MSMQ
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
2 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Web Development
3 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) Scrum
3 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.29%) BDD
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) SDLC
7 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Development
7 1 (2.86%) OOP
7 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (88.57%) VB6
3 26 (74.29%) VB.NET
4 20 (57.14%) SQL
5 17 (48.57%) C#
6 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (20.00%) VBA
7 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.29%) C++
8 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Ariba
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £325 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago