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 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing VB 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.31% 1.60% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 3.80% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £250 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +74.47%
VB
London

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
73 79 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 47.71% 42.02% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 11
Median daily rate £400 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £380 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 25 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (60.00%) VBA
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) VB6
1 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET

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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Excel Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Excel VBA Developer
1 3 (60.00%) VBA Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) BCP
2 1 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VB6
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware