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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 58 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing VB 8 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.96% 0.49% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 1.50% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £325 £313 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £303 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £323 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +4.83%
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
262 399 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.38% 32.49% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 186 169
Median daily rate £370 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £12.80 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.40 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 +18 5 £328 +4.80%
Marlow - 2 £315 - 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
2 11 (37.93%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) Python
4 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
4 9 (31.03%) Hadoop
4 9 (31.03%) Big Data
5 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (27.59%) Information Security
5 8 (27.59%) GIAC
5 8 (27.59%) GCIA
5 8 (27.59%) GCIH
5 8 (27.59%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (27.59%) CEH
5 8 (27.59%) CISSP
5 8 (27.59%) CISM
5 8 (27.59%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (20.69%) Unix
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) Java
7 5 (17.24%) Symantec
7 5 (17.24%) Service Management
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
8 4 (13.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (13.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (13.79%) Skype
8 4 (13.79%) AirWatch

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 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (13.79%) DHCP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
1 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
1 4 (13.79%) Skype
1 4 (13.79%) SMTP
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Big Data
1 9 (31.03%) Hadoop
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Security Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Junior
4 2 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Junior Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) jQuery
1 3 (10.34%) JSON
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP
2 2 (6.90%) D3.js
2 2 (6.90%) Highcharts JS
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.45%) Flash
3 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.79%) Android
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (27.59%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (27.59%) Information Security
2 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (13.79%) Data Centre Operations
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (13.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
3 4 (13.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) MapReduce
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
2 11 (37.93%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) Python
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) VBScript
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) Scala
8 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CEH
1 8 (27.59%) CISM
1 8 (27.59%) CISSP
1 8 (27.59%) GCIA
1 8 (27.59%) GCIH
1 8 (27.59%) GIAC
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Firmware
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) AirWatch
1 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
1 4 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (13.79%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) Control-M
2 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Symantec
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) MobileIron
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Avaya
3 2 (6.90%) Genesys
4 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.45%) NetIQ
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago