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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 60 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing VB 11 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.32% 0.52% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.64% 1.50% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Median daily rate £318 - £371
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £419
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
237 333 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.49% 34.40% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 182 161
Median daily rate £350 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -50.00%
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 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 22 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
Milton Keynes +9 6 £330 -
Marlow - 3 £300 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
1 15 (44.12%) PowerShell
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) C#
4 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) HP
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (29.41%) WSUS
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 9 (26.47%) Hadoop
5 9 (26.47%) Big Data
5 9 (26.47%) Python
5 9 (26.47%) Service Management
6 8 (23.53%) CISM
6 8 (23.53%) GIAC
6 8 (23.53%) Information Security
6 8 (23.53%) CISSP
6 8 (23.53%) GCIA
6 8 (23.53%) GCIH
6 8 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (23.53%) CEH
6 8 (23.53%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (20.59%) ITIL
7 7 (20.59%) Symantec
8 6 (17.65%) Remedy

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 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (17.65%) DHCP
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
1 6 (17.65%) LAN
1 6 (17.65%) Skype
1 6 (17.65%) SMTP
1 6 (17.65%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) Big Data
2 9 (26.47%) Hadoop
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Calabash
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Deployment Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Remedy Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) JSON
1 3 (8.82%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (5.88%) Classic ASP
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) D3.js
2 2 (5.88%) Highcharts JS
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (17.65%) Android
3 6 (17.65%) Unix
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Service Management
2 8 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (23.53%) Information Security
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Data Centre Operations
4 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (17.65%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (17.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (17.65%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 4 (11.76%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (11.76%) Forensic Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Patch Management
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.76%) Security Patching
5 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) PowerShell
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) C#
4 9 (26.47%) Python
5 6 (17.65%) Java
5 6 (17.65%) VBScript
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) CEH
1 8 (23.53%) CISM
1 8 (23.53%) CISSP
1 8 (23.53%) GCIA
1 8 (23.53%) GCIH
1 8 (23.53%) GIAC
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) WSUS
2 6 (17.65%) AirWatch
2 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
2 6 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (11.76%) BladeLogic
3 4 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (11.76%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) Control-M
4 1 (2.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) HP
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Symantec
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 6 (17.65%) MobileIron
3 6 (17.65%) Remedy
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Avaya
4 2 (5.88%) Genesys
5 1 (2.94%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle