The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 0.34% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £355 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £317
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £31.75 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-20.47% -1.09%
Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 132 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.41% 44.30% 41.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 101 91
Average daily rate £550 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 23 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) MODAF
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) MODAF
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CA