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 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 / West Yorkshire
Rank 95 81 84
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3  
Contract jobs citing VB 8 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.60% 1.37% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 3.35% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 13
Median daily rate £310 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £375 £325
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 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 634 777 773
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 47.28% 40.81% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 538 506
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -61.87%  
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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -5 7 £278 -26.00% 7
Halifax +2 1 £310 -31.86%
VB
Yorkshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 8 (44.44%) VB6
2 7 (38.89%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) VBA
3 6 (33.33%) SAP
4 5 (27.78%) ADO
4 5 (27.78%) ActiveX
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) MS Access
4 5 (27.78%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Database Theory
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (27.78%) DAO
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (11.11%) Tandem
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) VB.NET

VB
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MS Access
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) Power BI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (27.78%) VB Developer
2 5 (27.78%) VB6 Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Business Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Database Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) VBA Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Access VBA Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Excel Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Power BI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) VB Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) ActiveX
2 5 (27.78%) ADO
2 5 (27.78%) DAO
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Tandem
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Database Theory
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) VB6
2 7 (38.89%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) VBA
4 5 (27.78%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
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