Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 July 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 184 127
Rank change year-on-year +36 -57 -27
Contract jobs citing VB 35 32 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.83% 0.55% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 1.23% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 66
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% - +3.17%
10th Percentile £182 £225 £263
90th Percentile £432 £417 £515
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
England median hourly rate £40.63 £26.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year +51.42% +19.24% -16.03%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1797 2612 2376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 42.76% 45.07% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1799 1573
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40% +4.69%
10th Percentile £285 £287 £240
90th Percentile £538 £538 £463
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 33
Yorkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £19.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.87% -44.29% +55.56%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.25 £15.30
90th Percentile £43.63 £42.33 £42.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% +1.45%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Yorkshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
West Yorkshire +41 31 £341 +3.41% 7
North Yorkshire +15 2 £400 - 1
South Yorkshire +1 2 £120 -58.26% 2
VB
England

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

1 16 (45.71%) Windows
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) SAP
2 15 (42.86%) HTML
3 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) VB6
4 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
5 11 (31.43%) Android
5 11 (31.43%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (31.43%) LTE
5 11 (31.43%) Apple iOS
5 11 (31.43%) Marketing
5 11 (31.43%) SGSN
5 11 (31.43%) PHP
5 11 (31.43%) Java
5 11 (31.43%) Unix
5 11 (31.43%) GPRS
5 11 (31.43%) GSM
5 11 (31.43%) LAN
5 11 (31.43%) WAN
5 11 (31.43%) Wireless
5 11 (31.43%) Electronics
5 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
5 11 (31.43%) Manufacturing
5 11 (31.43%) Programme Management
5 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) Mac OS X
5 11 (31.43%) 3G
5 11 (31.43%) Windows Phone

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (11.43%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) 3G
1 11 (31.43%) GPRS
1 11 (31.43%) GSM
1 11 (31.43%) LAN
1 11 (31.43%) LTE
1 11 (31.43%) SGSN
1 11 (31.43%) WAN
1 11 (31.43%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MS Access
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (8.57%) DTS
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) Power BI
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Toad
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Electronics
2 11 (31.43%) Manufacturing
2 11 (31.43%) Marketing
2 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (31.43%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 11 (31.43%) Technical Support
4 7 (20.00%) VB Developer
4 7 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.86%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) HTML
2 8 (22.86%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.71%) Classic ASP
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Android
2 11 (31.43%) Apple iOS
2 11 (31.43%) Mac OS X
2 11 (31.43%) Unix
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (31.43%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (31.43%) Programme Management
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.57%) Data Management
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) Statistics
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) Revenue Management
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
7 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) Time Management
7 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
1 12 (34.29%) VB6
2 11 (31.43%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) PHP
3 9 (25.71%) C++
4 8 (22.86%) C#
5 5 (14.29%) VBA
6 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
7 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.86%) AppDNA
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) SAP
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) MobileIron
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) Intel
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau