Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 163 134
Rank change year-on-year +30 -29 -20
Contract jobs citing VB 21 10 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.69% 0.28% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 0.63% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 44
West Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £212 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.47% -45.55% +30.00%
10th Percentile £300 £173 £265
90th Percentile £364 £413 £515
Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £356 £388
% change year-on-year -3.16% -8.06% +27.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 - £9.50
10th Percentile £21.50 - £9.25
90th Percentile £22.50 - £9.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 - £9.50

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1260 1592 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 41.24% 44.54% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 1107 1184
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £268
90th Percentile £525 £525 £513
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 26
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £33.75 £12.90 £12.69
90th Percentile £40.30 £32.50 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.75
% change year-on-year +169.09% -24.73% -21.00%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +22 18 £345 -13.80% 2
Bradford +18 1 £320 - 1
VB
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (47.62%) Windows
1 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (42.86%) Unix
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) VB6
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) C++
3 8 (38.10%) PHP
3 8 (38.10%) SAP
3 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
3 8 (38.10%) 3G
3 8 (38.10%) GPRS
3 8 (38.10%) GSM
3 8 (38.10%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) Marketing
3 8 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
3 8 (38.10%) Electronics
3 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
3 8 (38.10%) Programme Management
3 8 (38.10%) Wireless
3 8 (38.10%) SGSN
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
3 8 (38.10%) Android
3 8 (38.10%) LTE
3 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Phone

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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) 3G
1 8 (38.10%) GPRS
1 8 (38.10%) GSM
1 8 (38.10%) LAN
1 8 (38.10%) LTE
1 8 (38.10%) SGSN
1 8 (38.10%) WAN
1 8 (38.10%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Power BI
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Electronics
2 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
2 8 (38.10%) Marketing
2 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (38.10%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 8 (38.10%) Technical Support
3 7 (33.33%) VB Developer
3 7 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Unix
3 8 (38.10%) Android
3 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
3 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (38.10%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) DSDM
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) VB6
2 8 (38.10%) C++
2 8 (38.10%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) PHP
2 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) MobileIron
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau