The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 25 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing VB 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.79% 1.43% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 3.92% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £475 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +79.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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 Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 48.41% 36.43% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 33
Median daily rate £575 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £648 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 20 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) COM+
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Excel Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Excel VBA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) COM+
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware