The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
London / City of London
Rank 137 124 127
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing VB 19 26 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.87% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.96% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 52
Median daily rate £330 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £315 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+82.75% -4.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1479 1327 2302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.82% 44.31% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1093 1891
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VB
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 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 City of London region with a requirement for VB.

1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) VBA
2 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (53.33%) Finance
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (46.67%) .NET
4 14 (46.67%) Oracle
4 14 (46.67%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
6 11 (36.67%) Front Office
6 11 (36.67%) Banking
7 10 (33.33%) VB.NET
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (30.00%) WinForms
8 9 (30.00%) Investment Banking
8 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
8 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (16.67%) MS Access
10 5 (16.67%) Java
11 4 (13.33%) IIS
11 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
12 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
12 3 (10.00%) C++
12 3 (10.00%) HTML
12 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) MS Access
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) JUnit
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
1 1 (3.33%) NUnit
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) TestComplete
1 1 (3.33%) TestNG
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Banking
2 11 (36.67%) Front Office
3 9 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Games
5 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 10 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 8 (26.67%) WinForms Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Access Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Domino Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Lotus Notes Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.33%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
3 9 (30.00%) WinForms
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.33%) ODBC
6 1 (3.33%) SAML
6 1 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Fintech
4 1 (3.33%) PACS
4 1 (3.33%) Robotics
4 1 (3.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) MVS
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (6.67%) Change Management
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Release Management
2 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (3.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (3.33%) High Availability
3 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.33%) Security Hardening
3 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) VBA
3 14 (46.67%) C#
4 10 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 5 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (10.00%) C++
6 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) VB6
7 2 (6.67%) C
7 2 (6.67%) COBOL
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) JCL
7 2 (6.67%) Perl
7 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.67%) VC++
8 1 (3.33%) Korn
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CISA
1 1 (3.33%) CISM
1 1 (3.33%) CISSP
1 1 (3.33%) MCDST
1 1 (3.33%) MCTS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) DICOM
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.33%) HL7
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Sysprep
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Blue Prism
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.33%) InterSystems
4 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.33%) Lotus
4 1 (3.33%) Redback
4 1 (3.33%) Sophis
City of London
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Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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