The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.36% - 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.56 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.34% -2.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Programming Languages Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 95 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 33.61% 37.40% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 31
Average daily rate £350 £360 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 11
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Basingstoke region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) RHCE

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (33.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Database Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) MSMQ
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) WPF
1 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
2 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 3 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) MVVM
2 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) VB6
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) RHCSA
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) RHCE
2 3 (33.33%) RHCA
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Borland
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 1 (11.11%) SAP