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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 120 147 141
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Contract jobs citing VB 28 48 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 0.95% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 2.08% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 40
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £239 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.82%
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
1399 2309 2538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.53% 45.47% 43.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1909 1914
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.37 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 25 (47.17%) SQL
2 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 24 (45.28%) Finance
3 23 (43.40%) .NET
4 22 (41.51%) VBA
4 22 (41.51%) C#
4 22 (41.51%) Banking
5 19 (35.85%) Oracle
6 18 (33.96%) Investment Banking
7 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
8 14 (26.42%) VBScript
8 14 (26.42%) Windows
9 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.75%) VB.NET
9 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
10 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
10 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (16.98%) SCCM
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database
12 8 (15.09%) VMware
13 7 (13.21%) Derivative
13 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (11.32%) XenApp
14 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (11.32%) VB6
14 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
14 6 (11.32%) Citrix
15 5 (9.43%) HP UFT

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (5.66%) Confluence
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) JBoss
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) MS Access
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Cognos Event Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Cognos Metric Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (1.89%) OLAP
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) HP UFT
1 5 (9.43%) JIRA
1 5 (9.43%) TestComplete
2 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Subversion
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 22 (41.51%) Banking
3 18 (33.96%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Back Office
5 3 (5.66%) Front Office
6 1 (1.89%) Law
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) .NET Developer
2 13 (24.53%) C# Developer
3 11 (20.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Excel Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) VB Developer
7 3 (5.66%) VBA Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Market Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.43%) HTML
4 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.55%) WinForms
4 4 (7.55%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) Web Services
6 2 (3.77%) CSS
6 2 (3.77%) WCF
6 2 (3.77%) WPF
7 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.89%) ATL
7 1 (1.89%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.89%) jQuery
7 1 (1.89%) LAMP
7 1 (1.89%) Sass
7 1 (1.89%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Derivative
2 4 (7.55%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Equities
4 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) AS400
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.89%) Informatics
5 1 (1.89%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.89%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.66%) Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (1.89%) Unix
7 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (5.66%) API Testing
2 3 (5.66%) ETL
2 3 (5.66%) Investment Management
2 3 (5.66%) Migration
2 3 (5.66%) Project Management
2 3 (5.66%) Scrum
3 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (3.77%) DevOps
3 2 (3.77%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (3.77%) Kanban
3 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
3 2 (3.77%) MVVM
3 2 (3.77%) OO
3 2 (3.77%) OOP
3 2 (3.77%) Release Management
3 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (1.89%) RAD
4 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) SQL
2 22 (41.51%) C#
2 22 (41.51%) VBA
3 14 (26.42%) VBScript
4 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
4 11 (20.75%) VB.NET
5 6 (11.32%) VB6
6 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.55%) C++
8 3 (5.66%) Java
9 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.77%) Ruby
10 1 (1.89%) C
10 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.89%) PHP
10 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) MCSE
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) Solvency II
1 1 (1.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
1 6 (11.32%) XenApp
2 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.89%) Control-M
3 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.89%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.09%) VMware
4 6 (11.32%) Citrix
5 4 (7.55%) NetApp
6 3 (5.66%) Sybase
7 2 (3.77%) Cognos
7 2 (3.77%) Wyse
8 1 (1.89%) Advent
8 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.89%) BMC
8 1 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.89%) RedDot
8 1 (1.89%) Reuters
8 1 (1.89%) SAP
8 1 (1.89%) TOWER Software
City of Westminster
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Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
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