The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 100 97
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing VB 8 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.95% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 3.79% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 6
Median daily rate £325 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.80% +28.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £253 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £480 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
551 607 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.40% 24.99% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 360 397
Median daily rate £425 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.55 £39.50
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 Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - 5 £325 -
Reading +11 2 £228 -52.60% 1
Bracknell 0 1 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) MS Access
6 9 (36.00%) .NET
6 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (28.00%) WSUS
7 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (24.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (24.00%) MobileIron
8 6 (24.00%) AirWatch
8 6 (24.00%) Android
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (24.00%) Symantec
8 6 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (24.00%) NetBackup
8 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (24.00%) SMTP
8 6 (24.00%) DHCP
8 6 (24.00%) DNS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DHCP
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
1 6 (24.00%) SMTP
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
2 5 (20.00%) Skype
2 5 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) MS Access
3 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (20.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Developer
3 4 (16.00%) VBA Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) VB VBA Developer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) SCCM Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Android
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 6 (24.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 6 (24.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 5 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (12.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) RAD
4 2 (8.00%) Release Management
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (8.00%) UML
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.00%) VBA
4 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.00%) C
5 2 (8.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) IFRS
2 1 (4.00%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) WSUS
2 6 (24.00%) AirWatch
2 6 (24.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) MobileIron
3 6 (24.00%) Symantec
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Capita
5 1 (4.00%) SAP