The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 94 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Contract jobs citing VB 24 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.15% 2.07% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 5.59% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 18
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£300 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £377 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £160.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £33.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.57% -9.66%
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
846 698 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 40.46% 37.07% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 393 273
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 46
Average hourly rate £37.75 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £18.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gosport -6 4 - -
Portsmouth +2 1 £338 - 2
Southampton - - - - 6
Winchester - - - -
Havant - - - -
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Fordingbridge - - - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 38 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (56.14%) Security Cleared
3 31 (54.39%) Oracle
4 27 (47.37%) SQL
5 24 (42.11%) .NET
5 24 (42.11%) SC Cleared
6 23 (40.35%) C#
7 19 (33.33%) HP
8 18 (31.58%) Windows
9 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
10 16 (28.07%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET
10 16 (28.07%) Project Management
11 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
11 15 (26.32%) VBScript
12 14 (24.56%) HTML
12 14 (24.56%) QuickTest Pro
13 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
13 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
14 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
14 12 (21.05%) VMware
15 11 (19.30%) CRM
15 11 (19.30%) Knowledge Management
15 11 (19.30%) ISTQB
15 11 (19.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 10 (17.54%) Functional Testing
16 10 (17.54%) Windows XP
16 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
16 10 (17.54%) JSP
16 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) IIS
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Office
3 5 (8.77%) MS Project
4 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Maximo
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.26%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) SMS
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.79%) MS Access
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.02%) MySQL
6 2 (3.51%) QlikView
6 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (7.02%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.26%) StarTeam
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Back Office
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Report Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) Data Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Test Leader
4 4 (7.02%) Test Specialist
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Tester
5 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.26%) Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) MI Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
6 2 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) .NET
2 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET
3 14 (24.56%) HTML
4 10 (17.54%) JSP
5 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (7.02%) Software Packaging
5 4 (7.02%) Application Packaging
5 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.02%) Classic ASP
6 3 (5.26%) Web Services
6 3 (5.26%) XML
7 2 (3.51%) WCF
7 2 (3.51%) WPF
7 2 (3.51%) Silverlight
7 2 (3.51%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.75%) CSS
8 1 (1.75%) HTML5
8 1 (1.75%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.75%) Statistics
3 1 (1.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows XP
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Project Management
2 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 11 (19.30%) CRM
3 11 (19.30%) Knowledge Management
4 10 (17.54%) Functional Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
5 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.28%) Critical Path Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.02%) Change Management
9 3 (5.26%) ITIL
9 3 (5.26%) Scrum
9 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.26%) Coaching
10 2 (3.51%) User Stories
10 2 (3.51%) Software Distribution
10 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.51%) MVVM
10 2 (3.51%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) SQL
2 23 (40.35%) C#
3 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.32%) VBScript
4 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.53%) VBA
7 4 (7.02%) C
7 4 (7.02%) C++
8 3 (5.26%) Java
8 3 (5.26%) VB6
8 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.75%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) Pascal
9 1 (1.75%) Delphi
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) Security Cleared
2 24 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) ISTQB
3 11 (19.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
5 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (12.28%) Degree
6 5 (8.77%) ISEB
6 5 (8.77%) MCP
6 5 (8.77%) HND
6 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (5.26%) CCNA
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.26%) RHCE
7 3 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (5.26%) RHCA
7 3 (5.26%) RHCSA
8 2 (3.51%) MCITP
8 2 (3.51%) VCP4
8 2 (3.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) XenApp
3 6 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.77%) vSphere
4 5 (8.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) SCCM
2 7 (12.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (8.77%) Unicenter
3 5 (8.77%) ARCserve
4 4 (7.02%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (7.02%) HP SIM
5 3 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (54.39%) Oracle
3 19 (33.33%) HP
4 12 (21.05%) VMware
5 7 (12.28%) Primavera
6 6 (10.53%) Citrix
7 5 (8.77%) CA
7 5 (8.77%) Lumension
8 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.26%) Borland
10 1 (1.75%) IBM
10 1 (1.75%) Intel
10 1 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (1.75%) SAP
10 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.75%) Perforce
10 1 (1.75%) Symantec
10 1 (1.75%) Remedy
10 1 (1.75%) Brocade
10 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
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