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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 102 48 80
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +32
Contract jobs citing VB 20 74 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.94% 3.63% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 9.65% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 17
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£340 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £450 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £22.53 £25.70
% change year-on-year
+40.92% -12.33%
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
786 767 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.11% 37.63% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 428 401
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 58
Average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Farnborough +2 3 £340 +8.80% 1
Havant 0 3 £225 -28.57% 1
Southampton -2 2 £275 -4.34%
Gosport -13 1 £370 -17.77%
Andover - 1 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 23 (58.97%) Windows
3 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 18 (46.15%) .NET
5 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
6 15 (38.46%) Oracle
6 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
8 13 (33.33%) IIS
8 13 (33.33%) SQL
9 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
10 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
11 10 (25.64%) C#
12 9 (23.08%) VBScript
12 9 (23.08%) HP
12 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
12 9 (23.08%) N-Tier
12 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (20.51%) VMware
13 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
13 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (17.95%) SCCM
14 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
14 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
14 7 (17.95%) MS Office
14 7 (17.95%) ITIL
14 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (17.95%) Ajax

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 13 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) DHCP
3 4 (10.26%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
4 5 (12.82%) MS Access
4 5 (12.82%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 6 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (15.38%) HP UFT
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (10.26%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (10.26%) Programmer
3 4 (10.26%) Tester
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
4 3 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Server Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Test Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.95%) Ajax
3 7 (17.95%) jQuery
4 6 (15.38%) HTML
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.82%) Web Services
5 5 (12.82%) XML
6 4 (10.26%) Application Packaging
6 4 (10.26%) Software Packaging
7 3 (7.69%) CSS
7 3 (7.69%) FusionCharts
8 2 (5.13%) XML-RPC
9 1 (2.56%) Highcharts JS
9 1 (2.56%) JSP
9 1 (2.56%) XSLT
9 1 (2.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) Statistics
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 2000
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 5 (12.82%) Web Development
4 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (12.82%) SDLC
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Data Security
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.13%) OO
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
7 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Software Deployment
7 2 (5.13%) Content Management
7 2 (5.13%) Pay per click
7 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) C#
4 9 (23.08%) VBScript
5 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
7 5 (12.82%) C
8 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
9 3 (7.69%) VBA
10 2 (5.13%) Perl
10 2 (5.13%) C++
11 1 (2.56%) Java
11 1 (2.56%) PHP
11 1 (2.56%) Python
11 1 (2.56%) VB6
11 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) ISEB
3 6 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (12.82%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) HP AIS
6 1 (2.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) vSphere
3 4 (10.26%) XenApp
3 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (10.26%) ARCserve
3 4 (10.26%) Unicenter
4 3 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (7.69%) HP SIM
5 2 (5.13%) WMI
5 2 (5.13%) WSUS
6 1 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) Oracle
3 9 (23.08%) HP
4 8 (20.51%) VMware
5 5 (12.82%) Lumension
6 4 (10.26%) Telerik
6 4 (10.26%) Citrix
6 4 (10.26%) CA
7 3 (7.69%) Brocade
8 1 (2.56%) Aquila
8 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
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