Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 169 170
Rank change year-on-year +47 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing VB 1 19 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.050% 0.43% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 1.02% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 29
Median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +29.03%
England median daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.16% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.32 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £38.74 £40.00
% change year-on-year -9.64% -3.16% -

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 720 1,868 2,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 35.71% 42.20% 43.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 1,234 1,468
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £298
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 46
Median hourly rate £19.90 £20.96 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.03% -47.61% +77.78%
10th Percentile £12.63 £14.45 £19.16
90th Percentile £26.28 £47.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VB in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for VB in Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VB in Yorkshire.

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 5 June 2020. 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 1 - - 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Gathering

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft