The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 27 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 115 89
Rank change year-on-year +30 -26  
Contract jobs citing VB 18 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.25% 0.24% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 0.53% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 21
Median daily rate £345 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £334 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £398 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £25.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +62.62% -4.62%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 631 945 818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 43.94% 46.05% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 657 571
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £39.00 £14.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.18% -62.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £13.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.09 £45.00
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in West Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in West Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in West Yorkshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Leeds +30 16 £349 -0.35% 8
Bradford +9 1 £320 -
VB
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) SAP
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) VB6
5 8 (30.77%) Wireless
5 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
5 8 (30.77%) Electronics
5 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
5 8 (30.77%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) C++
5 8 (30.77%) PHP
5 8 (30.77%) Unix
5 8 (30.77%) GPRS
5 8 (30.77%) GSM
5 8 (30.77%) LAN
5 8 (30.77%) WAN
5 8 (30.77%) Mac OS X
5 8 (30.77%) 3G
5 8 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (30.77%) Marketing
5 8 (30.77%) SGSN
5 8 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 8 (30.77%) Android
5 8 (30.77%) LTE

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 4 (15.38%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (7.69%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) 3G
1 8 (30.77%) GPRS
1 8 (30.77%) GSM
1 8 (30.77%) LAN
1 8 (30.77%) LTE
1 8 (30.77%) SGSN
1 8 (30.77%) WAN
1 8 (30.77%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MS Access
2 5 (19.23%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) DTS
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.69%) Power BI
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Toad
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Electronics
2 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 8 (30.77%) Marketing
2 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (30.77%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 8 (30.77%) Technical Support
3 6 (23.08%) VB Developer
3 6 (23.08%) VB6 Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Android
2 8 (30.77%) Apple iOS
2 8 (30.77%) Mac OS X
2 8 (30.77%) Unix
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) Statistics
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Revenue Management
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
7 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
1 9 (34.62%) VB6
2 8 (30.77%) C++
2 8 (30.77%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) PHP
2 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 5 (19.23%) VBA
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) SAP
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau
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