The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 98 111 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -45
Contract jobs citing VB 25 11 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.44% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 1.78% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £183 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £22.53 £25.70
% change year-on-year
+40.92% -12.33%
VB
South East

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
625 619 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.42% 24.60% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 295 343
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 17
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 6 £350 -
Bracknell - 4 - - 1
Slough +3 3 £400 +90.47%
Hungerford - 1 £320 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 23 (40.35%) Windows
1 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
2 22 (38.60%) VBScript
3 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 18 (31.58%) C#
5 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
6 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
7 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 12 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 12 (21.05%) Selenium
7 12 (21.05%) WebDriver
8 10 (17.54%) Migration
8 10 (17.54%) XML
9 9 (15.79%) ITIL
9 9 (15.79%) HTML
9 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
10 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
10 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
10 8 (14.04%) MS Access
10 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
10 8 (14.04%) MS Office
11 7 (12.28%) Java
11 7 (12.28%) SQL
11 7 (12.28%) .NET
11 7 (12.28%) Oracle
11 7 (12.28%) LAN
11 7 (12.28%) WAN
11 7 (12.28%) VMware

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.75%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.75%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
1 2 (3.51%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) LAN
1 7 (12.28%) WAN
2 4 (7.02%) HTTP
3 3 (5.26%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) IPsec
3 3 (5.26%) DHCP
3 3 (5.26%) FTP
3 3 (5.26%) WLAN
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) VPN
3 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (3.51%) SNMP
5 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) MS Access
3 6 (10.53%) MySQL
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.75%) DB2
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Selenium
1 12 (21.05%) WebDriver
2 5 (8.77%) SpecFlow
2 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.02%) MSI
4 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
5 2 (3.51%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (1.75%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Tester
1 9 (15.79%) Developer
1 9 (15.79%) Analyst
1 9 (15.79%) Regression Tester
2 6 (10.53%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (7.02%) Applications Packager
4 3 (5.26%) Programmer
4 3 (5.26%) Junior
4 3 (5.26%) Automated Tester
4 3 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Report Analyst
4 3 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 2 (3.51%) Network Programmer
5 2 (3.51%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) XML
2 9 (15.79%) HTML
3 7 (12.28%) .NET
3 7 (12.28%) Ajax
4 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.02%) CSS
5 4 (7.02%) Application Packaging
6 3 (5.26%) JSP
6 3 (5.26%) SOAP
7 2 (3.51%) Web Services
7 2 (3.51%) XSLT
7 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.51%) JSON
7 2 (3.51%) WSH
7 2 (3.51%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (3.51%) Gherkin
7 2 (3.51%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (1.75%) OLE
8 1 (1.75%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Wiki
3 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.75%) zOS
6 1 (1.75%) UNIX
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Regression Testing
2 10 (17.54%) Migration
3 9 (15.79%) ITIL
4 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.77%) BDD
5 4 (7.02%) Data Management
5 4 (7.02%) Change Management
6 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.26%) MVC
6 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Change Control
6 3 (5.26%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.51%) Network Management
7 2 (3.51%) SDLC
7 2 (3.51%) ITSM
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Information Security
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) VBScript
2 18 (31.58%) C#
3 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
4 7 (12.28%) Java
4 7 (12.28%) SQL
5 6 (10.53%) Perl
6 5 (8.77%) PHP
6 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.77%) C++
6 5 (8.77%) VBA
6 5 (8.77%) C
7 4 (7.02%) Python
7 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.51%) VB6
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby
8 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.75%) COBOL
9 1 (1.75%) ABAP
9 1 (1.75%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.75%) GCP
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.51%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.75%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.51%) OVSD
3 2 (3.51%) HP NNM
3 2 (3.51%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) HP
3 4 (7.02%) EMC
4 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.51%) Becrypt
5 2 (3.51%) BMC
5 2 (3.51%) CA
6 1 (1.75%) Borland
6 1 (1.75%) Remedy
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.75%) Aprimo
6 1 (1.75%) Tableau
6 1 (1.75%) Eloqua
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