The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 58 107 41
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -66
Contract jobs citing VB 58 18 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.93% 0.86% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.29% 2.43% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 9 32
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
VB
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
624 741 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.56% 35.40% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 474 432
Median daily rate £368 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £22.50 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.20 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +9 10 £335 -
Gosport - 10 £450 - 1
Basingstoke +2 7 - -
Andover -10 7 £375 -11.76%
Portsmouth - 4 £251 - 1
Southampton +16 2 £413 -2.94% 1
Fareham - 1 £310 -
Havant - 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 76 (76.77%) SQL
2 63 (63.64%) Oracle
3 50 (50.51%) SQL Server
4 48 (48.48%) Microsoft
5 47 (47.47%) Security Cleared
6 46 (46.46%) JavaScript
7 38 (38.38%) HTML
8 36 (36.36%) Visual Studio
9 34 (34.34%) .NET
9 34 (34.34%) VB6
9 34 (34.34%) SC Cleared
10 33 (33.33%) Windows
10 33 (33.33%) T-SQL
11 31 (31.31%) CSS
11 31 (31.31%) Web Development
11 31 (31.31%) jQuery
12 29 (29.29%) Classic ASP
12 29 (29.29%) PL/SQL
13 28 (28.28%) C#
13 28 (28.28%) IIS
14 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET
15 26 (26.26%) DCOM
16 24 (24.24%) MS Excel
16 24 (24.24%) PowerShell
17 23 (23.23%) Waterfall
17 23 (23.23%) Active Directory
18 22 (22.22%) Scrum
19 21 (21.21%) HP
19 21 (21.21%) Change Control
20 20 (20.20%) Kanban

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 28 (28.28%) IIS
2 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.01%) JBoss
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
3 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) SAN
2 3 (3.03%) DNS
2 3 (3.03%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.01%) Firewall
3 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (50.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 14 (14.14%) MS Access
4 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.01%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.01%) MySQL
8 1 (1.01%) OLTP
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 16 (16.16%) Subversion
3 15 (15.15%) HP UFT
4 14 (14.14%) LoadRunner
5 7 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.06%) StarTeam
7 4 (4.04%) Babel
7 4 (4.04%) MSI
7 4 (4.04%) NUnit
7 4 (4.04%) Selenium
7 4 (4.04%) SpecFlow
7 4 (4.04%) webpack
8 3 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.03%) WiX
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.01%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 7 (7.07%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Military
2 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (50.51%) Developer
2 26 (26.26%) ASP Developer
3 19 (19.19%) Classic ASP Developer
4 16 (16.16%) SQL Developer
5 14 (14.14%) VB Developer
6 13 (13.13%) VB6 Developer
7 12 (12.12%) .NET Developer
8 9 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) Network Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) Test Specialist
11 5 (5.05%) C# Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Applications Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Information Manager
12 4 (4.04%) Information Services Manager
12 4 (4.04%) Service Manager
12 4 (4.04%) WPF Developer
13 3 (3.03%) Analyst
13 3 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
13 3 (3.03%) Performance Test Leader
13 3 (3.03%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.38%) HTML
2 34 (34.34%) .NET
3 31 (31.31%) CSS
3 31 (31.31%) jQuery
4 29 (29.29%) Classic ASP
5 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 26 (26.26%) DCOM
7 19 (19.19%) XML
8 18 (18.18%) CSS3
8 18 (18.18%) HTML5
9 16 (16.16%) XHTML
10 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (9.09%) JSP
12 8 (8.08%) WCF
13 7 (7.07%) .NET Framework
14 6 (6.06%) Web Services
15 5 (5.05%) Ajax
15 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (4.04%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.02%) NHS
3 2 (2.02%) User Experience
4 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.33%) Windows
2 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (14.14%) Windows 7
5 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.09%) Linux
7 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.08%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.02%) Unix
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) Web Development
2 23 (23.23%) Waterfall
3 22 (22.22%) Scrum
4 21 (21.21%) Change Control
5 20 (20.20%) Kanban
6 19 (19.19%) SDLC
7 12 (12.12%) Migration
7 12 (12.12%) MVC
8 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.11%) CRM
8 11 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 8 (8.08%) ITIL
10 8 (8.08%) Open Source
11 7 (7.07%) Network Management
12 5 (5.05%) Data Protection
12 5 (5.05%) Test Scripting
13 4 (4.04%) TDD
13 4 (4.04%) Test Management
13 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (76.77%) SQL
2 46 (46.46%) JavaScript
3 34 (34.34%) VB6
4 33 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 29 (29.29%) PL/SQL
6 28 (28.28%) C#
7 24 (24.24%) PowerShell
8 18 (18.18%) VBScript
9 15 (15.15%) Java
10 14 (14.14%) VB.NET
11 12 (12.12%) VBA
12 7 (7.07%) Perl
12 7 (7.07%) Tcl
13 5 (5.05%) C
14 4 (4.04%) TypeScript
15 3 (3.03%) C++
16 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (47.47%) Security Cleared
2 34 (34.34%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.14%) ISTQB
4 13 (13.13%) DV Cleared
4 13 (13.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (10.10%) CCNA
5 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.05%) Degree
7 3 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.03%) ISEB
8 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.01%) CCNP
9 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.01%) MCITP
9 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) QA
3 3 (3.03%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (23.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) SCCM
2 7 (7.07%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (7.07%) Netcool
2 7 (7.07%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.03%) SCSM
Vendors
1 63 (63.64%) Oracle
2 48 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 21 (21.21%) HP
4 14 (14.14%) VMware
5 12 (12.12%) Cisco
6 9 (9.09%) IBM
7 8 (8.08%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.07%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.07%) Splunk
9 6 (6.06%) Aruba
9 6 (6.06%) Blue Coat
9 6 (6.06%) Borland
9 6 (6.06%) Riverbed
10 5 (5.05%) Arqiva
11 4 (4.04%) DevExpress
11 4 (4.04%) Juniper
12 2 (2.02%) Baan
12 2 (2.02%) Citrix
12 2 (2.02%) IBM Sterling
12 2 (2.02%) Lumension
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Revolution Technology
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago