The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 12 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing VB 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.00% 1.20% 4.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 2.94% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £240 £368 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.69% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +14.00%
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 Docklands, London region.

Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
33 68 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 55.00% 40.96% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 48 21
Median daily rate £475 £500 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Flex
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) BEA
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveX

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, 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 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 2 (66.67%) Support Officer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Flex
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) BEA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM