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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 150 130 128
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing VB 16 24 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.70% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.47% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 60
Median daily rate £365 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £315 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 £31.20
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -3.84%
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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1663 1637 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.54% 47.95% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1376 2081
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £19.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for VB.

1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) Finance
3 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 13 (43.33%) Oracle
4 13 (43.33%) C#
4 13 (43.33%) VBA
5 12 (40.00%) .NET
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (33.33%) Front Office
8 9 (30.00%) Banking
9 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
10 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
10 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
11 6 (20.00%) Java
11 6 (20.00%) WinForms
11 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
11 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
11 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (16.67%) IIS
12 5 (16.67%) Windows
13 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
13 4 (13.33%) C++
13 4 (13.33%) MS Access
13 4 (13.33%) Advertising
13 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (10.00%) jQuery
14 3 (10.00%) Investment Management

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 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
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
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) 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 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) 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%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (3.33%) QlikView
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (6.67%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) MSI
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) TestNG
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Front Office
3 9 (30.00%) Banking
4 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (13.33%) Advertising
6 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.33%) Games
6 1 (3.33%) Publishing
6 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) CAD Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Compliance Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.33%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (3.33%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (20.00%) WinForms
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (10.00%) HTML
5 3 (10.00%) jQuery
5 3 (10.00%) XML
5 3 (10.00%) XSL
6 2 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.33%) Django
7 1 (3.33%) ODBC
7 1 (3.33%) SAML
7 1 (3.33%) Spring
7 1 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Derivative
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.67%) NHS
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Equities
5 1 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.33%) Fintech
5 1 (3.33%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (3.33%) PACS
5 1 (3.33%) Robotics
5 1 (3.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) MVS
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (10.00%) MVC
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Release Management
3 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Information Security
4 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) VBA
3 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
4 6 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) C++
6 3 (10.00%) C
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) VB6
7 2 (6.67%) COBOL
7 2 (6.67%) JCL
7 2 (6.67%) Perl
7 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.67%) Python
7 2 (6.67%) VBScript
7 2 (6.67%) VC++
8 1 (3.33%) Korn
8 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CISA
1 1 (3.33%) CISM
1 1 (3.33%) CISSP
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) MCDST
1 1 (3.33%) MCTS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.33%) PMP
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%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.33%) Control-M
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Sysprep
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.33%) Blue Prism
4 1 (3.33%) Charles River
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) InterSystems
4 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.33%) Lotus
4 1 (3.33%) Redback
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Sophis
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