The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 64 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing VB 14 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.43% 2.76% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.83% 8.07% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 17
Median daily rate £500 £331 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +27.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £316
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £25.80
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -5.02%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
290 409 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.56% 34.17% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 229 213
Median daily rate £350 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Median hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.83% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £25.00 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Milton Keynes -11 13 £500 +48.14%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 23 (79.31%) C#
2 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
3 19 (65.52%) PowerShell
4 17 (58.62%) Finance
5 16 (55.17%) Java
5 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
6 15 (51.72%) Unix
6 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
7 14 (48.28%) Project Management
8 13 (44.83%) LDAP
8 13 (44.83%) SMTP
8 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
8 13 (44.83%) PHP
8 13 (44.83%) HTML
8 13 (44.83%) .NET
8 13 (44.83%) IIS
8 13 (44.83%) MS Office
8 13 (44.83%) CSS
8 13 (44.83%) HTML5
8 13 (44.83%) Laravel
8 13 (44.83%) AngularJS
8 13 (44.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (44.83%) Technical Analysis
8 13 (44.83%) Web Development
8 13 (44.83%) jQuery
9 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (41.38%) DevOps
9 12 (41.38%) Security Operations
9 12 (41.38%) Workflow

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 13 (44.83%) IIS
2 11 (37.93%) Apache
2 11 (37.93%) WebSphere
3 6 (20.69%) SAS
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
2 13 (44.83%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) LDAP
1 13 (44.83%) SMTP
2 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) PowerPivot
2 5 (17.24%) QlikView
3 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) SAS Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Security Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) QlikView Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) SAS Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Information Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Information Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
1 13 (44.83%) AngularJS
1 13 (44.83%) CSS
1 13 (44.83%) HTML
1 13 (44.83%) HTML5
1 13 (44.83%) jQuery
1 13 (44.83%) Laravel
1 13 (44.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 11 (37.93%) SOAP
2 11 (37.93%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Unix
2 11 (37.93%) zOS
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Project Management
2 13 (44.83%) Technical Analysis
2 13 (44.83%) Web Development
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) DevOps
3 12 (41.38%) Security Operations
3 12 (41.38%) Workflow
4 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (20.69%) Information Security
6 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.45%) ETL
9 1 (3.45%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C#
2 21 (72.41%) SQL
3 19 (65.52%) PowerShell
4 16 (55.17%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
5 13 (44.83%) PHP
6 6 (20.69%) Python
6 6 (20.69%) VBA
7 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) CEH
1 6 (20.69%) CISM
1 6 (20.69%) CISSP
1 6 (20.69%) GCIA
1 6 (20.69%) GCIH
1 6 (20.69%) GIAC
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) IBM
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Teradata
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) BMC
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
Buckinghamshire
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