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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 21 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing VB 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.09% 1.71% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 7.41% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£363 - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £20.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+84.44% -27.05%
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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
82 27 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 44.81% 23.08% 49.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 15 82
Average daily rate £500 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £448 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) MSI
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Snort

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Access Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VBA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Excel Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) ScanSafe