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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 55 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing VB 21 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.36% 1.04% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 3.47% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
Median daily rate £360 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £432 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +74.47%
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
286 403 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 32.13% 29.81% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 209 215
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £46.00 £20.85
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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 +14 10 £450 +26.31%
Marlow - 2 £343 -
Aylesbury -6 1 £330 +5.60%
Buckingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (51.43%) C#
2 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
3 15 (42.86%) SQL
4 14 (40.00%) Unix
5 13 (37.14%) Java
5 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
6 10 (28.57%) Python
6 10 (28.57%) Finance
7 9 (25.71%) GIAC
7 9 (25.71%) Information Security
7 9 (25.71%) GCIA
7 9 (25.71%) GCIH
7 9 (25.71%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (25.71%) CEH
7 9 (25.71%) Hadoop
7 9 (25.71%) Big Data
7 9 (25.71%) CISSP
7 9 (25.71%) CISM
7 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (25.71%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (22.86%) SMTP
8 8 (22.86%) Windows
8 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (20.00%) jQuery
9 7 (20.00%) CSS
9 7 (20.00%) XML
9 7 (20.00%) LDAP
9 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (20.00%) JavaScript

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 6 (17.14%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) SAS
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SMTP
2 7 (20.00%) LDAP
3 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) Skype
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) Big Data
2 9 (25.71%) Hadoop
3 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 4 (11.43%) PowerPivot
3 4 (11.43%) QlikView
4 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.71%) DB2
4 2 (5.71%) PowerCenter
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Security Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) QlikView Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) SAS Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) SAS Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
1 7 (20.00%) CSS
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
1 7 (20.00%) jQuery
1 7 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
2 6 (17.14%) HTML5
2 6 (17.14%) Laravel
2 6 (17.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (11.43%) SOAP
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.57%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) Ajax
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.86%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) Flash
5 1 (2.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Unix
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) zOS
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.71%) Android
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (25.71%) Ethical Hacking
1 9 (25.71%) Information Security
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Web Development
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps
4 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 5 (14.29%) Workflow
5 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
5 4 (11.43%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.43%) Service Management
6 3 (8.57%) MapReduce
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
1 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 13 (37.14%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) Python
5 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.14%) PHP
7 5 (14.29%) VBA
8 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.71%) Scala
8 2 (5.71%) VBScript
9 1 (2.86%) C
9 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) CEH
1 9 (25.71%) CISM
1 9 (25.71%) CISSP
1 9 (25.71%) GCIA
1 9 (25.71%) GCIH
1 9 (25.71%) GIAC
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Control-M
2 2 (5.71%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
2 4 (11.43%) Teradata
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) MobileIron
3 2 (5.71%) Symantec
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.86%) NetIQ