Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 168 151
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 -5
Contract jobs citing VB 17 29 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.59% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 1.40% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 46
Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -12.90% +25.00%
10th Percentile £293 £202 £293
90th Percentile £477 £406 £495
England median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +21.62% +64.44%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,678 2,066 2,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.98% 42.08% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,214 1,415 1,556
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £283 £283 £268
90th Percentile £538 £538 £531
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.30% -21.79% -40.00%
10th Percentile £22.85 £12.51 £11.95
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.88 £40.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 +4 15 £345 +0.36% 8
North Yorkshire +2 2 - - 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 15 (88.24%) VB6
2 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (58.82%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
6 6 (35.29%) CSS
6 6 (35.29%) XSLT
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
8 4 (23.53%) SAP
8 4 (23.53%) Classic ASP
8 4 (23.53%) C
8 4 (23.53%) C++
8 4 (23.53%) RPG
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) ERP
8 4 (23.53%) FMCG
8 4 (23.53%) QAD
8 4 (23.53%) Ajax
8 4 (23.53%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.76%) MVC
9 2 (11.76%) XSD
9 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services

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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) MSBuild
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) VB Developer
2 7 (41.18%) VB6 Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Navision Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) XSLT
4 4 (23.53%) Ajax
4 4 (23.53%) Classic ASP
4 4 (23.53%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) XSD
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) VB6
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) RPG
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) QAD
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft