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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 24 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing VB 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.74% 0.82% 4.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 3.64% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+84.48% +28.88%

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
32 55 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 18.60% 22.54% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 51
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 £15.18 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.33% -56.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
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%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Infoflex
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
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%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Infoflex