The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing VB 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.24% 0.47% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.73% 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £26.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +1.96%
VB
Hampshire

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
55 86 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.63% 40.57% 42.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 60
Median daily rate £325 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 26 June 2016, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for VB.

1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) VBScript
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (56.25%) SCCM
5 7 (43.75%) StarTeam
5 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 7 (43.75%) Borland
5 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Open Source
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (31.25%) Juniper
8 4 (25.00%) HP UFT

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) StarTeam
2 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) Test Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) VBScript
3 12 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (12.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Borland
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) IBM