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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VB 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.24% 3.42% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 9.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.33%
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
54 87 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 22.31% 37.18% 43.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 62
Average daily rate £300 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £261 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £376 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) StarTeam
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Borland
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Borland
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper