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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 68 103 46
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -57
Contract jobs citing VB 51 19 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.60% 0.89% 4.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 2.39% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 31
Median daily rate £335 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £324
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +12.87%
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
629 794 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.11% 37.05% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 523 425
Median daily rate £363 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £273 £252
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 43 29 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £18.00 £26.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 - 10 £335 -
Andover -9 7 £375 -
Basingstoke - 7 £325 -
Gosport +4 5 £450 +21.62%
Portsmouth - 5 £251 - 1
Southampton +6 1 £425 +54.54%
Hook - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £310 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 82 (78.85%) SQL
2 65 (62.50%) Oracle
3 54 (51.92%) SQL Server
4 53 (50.96%) Microsoft
5 50 (48.08%) Security Cleared
6 48 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 40 (38.46%) HTML
8 38 (36.54%) Visual Studio
9 37 (35.58%) .NET
10 36 (34.62%) Windows
11 35 (33.65%) VB6
12 34 (32.69%) C#
12 34 (32.69%) SC Cleared
13 33 (31.73%) T-SQL
14 32 (30.77%) CSS
15 31 (29.81%) Web Development
15 31 (29.81%) jQuery
16 29 (27.88%) Classic ASP
16 29 (27.88%) IIS
16 29 (27.88%) PL/SQL
17 28 (26.92%) ASP.NET
17 28 (26.92%) MS Excel
18 26 (25.00%) DCOM
18 26 (25.00%) PowerShell
19 25 (24.04%) Active Directory
20 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (22.12%) Waterfall
21 22 (21.15%) HP
21 22 (21.15%) Scrum
22 21 (20.19%) Change Control

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 29 (27.88%) IIS
2 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.96%) JBoss
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.77%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) SAN
2 3 (2.88%) DNS
2 3 (2.88%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.31%) Relational Database
3 14 (13.46%) MS Access
4 13 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.96%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.96%) MySQL
9 1 (0.96%) OLTP
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (36.54%) Visual Studio
2 18 (17.31%) Subversion
3 16 (15.38%) HP UFT
4 15 (14.42%) LoadRunner
5 7 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.77%) StarTeam
7 4 (3.85%) Babel
7 4 (3.85%) MSI
7 4 (3.85%) NUnit
7 4 (3.85%) Selenium
7 4 (3.85%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.85%) webpack
8 3 (2.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.88%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (2.88%) WiX
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (6.73%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Military
2 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (50.00%) Developer
2 26 (25.00%) ASP Developer
3 19 (18.27%) Classic ASP Developer
4 16 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 14 (13.46%) VB Developer
6 13 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 13 (12.50%) VB6 Developer
7 9 (8.65%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Test Specialist
10 5 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Information Manager
11 4 (3.85%) Information Services Manager
11 4 (3.85%) Service Manager
11 4 (3.85%) WPF Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Analyst
12 3 (2.88%) Web Applications Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.46%) HTML
2 37 (35.58%) .NET
3 32 (30.77%) CSS
4 31 (29.81%) jQuery
5 29 (27.88%) Classic ASP
6 28 (26.92%) ASP.NET
7 26 (25.00%) DCOM
8 20 (19.23%) XML
9 18 (17.31%) CSS3
9 18 (17.31%) HTML5
10 17 (16.35%) XHTML
11 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (9.62%) JSP
13 8 (7.69%) .NET Framework
13 8 (7.69%) WCF
14 7 (6.73%) Web Services
15 5 (4.81%) Ajax
15 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (3.85%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) NHS
4 2 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.62%) Windows
2 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (14.42%) Windows 7
5 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.65%) Linux
7 8 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.69%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.92%) Unix
10 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.81%) Web Development
2 23 (22.12%) Waterfall
3 22 (21.15%) Scrum
4 21 (20.19%) Change Control
5 20 (19.23%) Kanban
6 19 (18.27%) SDLC
7 15 (14.42%) Migration
8 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.54%) CRM
8 12 (11.54%) Functional Testing
8 12 (11.54%) MVC
9 9 (8.65%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.69%) ITIL
10 8 (7.69%) Open Source
11 7 (6.73%) Network Management
12 5 (4.81%) Data Protection
12 5 (4.81%) Test Scripting
13 4 (3.85%) TDD
13 4 (3.85%) Test Management
13 4 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (78.85%) SQL
2 48 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 35 (33.65%) VB6
4 34 (32.69%) C#
5 33 (31.73%) T-SQL
6 29 (27.88%) PL/SQL
7 26 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 18 (17.31%) VBScript
9 17 (16.35%) Java
10 14 (13.46%) VB.NET
10 14 (13.46%) VBA
11 7 (6.73%) Perl
11 7 (6.73%) Tcl
12 5 (4.81%) C
13 4 (3.85%) TypeScript
14 3 (2.88%) C++
15 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (48.08%) Security Cleared
2 34 (32.69%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 15 (14.42%) ISTQB
5 14 (13.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 11 (10.58%) CCNA
6 11 (10.58%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.81%) Degree
8 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.88%) ISEB
9 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.96%) CCNP
10 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.96%) MCITP
10 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) QA
3 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (24.04%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) SCCM
2 7 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (6.73%) Netcool
2 7 (6.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (6.73%) Tivoli
3 6 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 65 (62.50%) Oracle
2 53 (50.96%) Microsoft
3 22 (21.15%) HP
4 14 (13.46%) VMware
5 12 (11.54%) Cisco
6 9 (8.65%) IBM
7 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 7 (6.73%) SolarWinds
8 7 (6.73%) Splunk
9 6 (5.77%) Aruba
9 6 (5.77%) Blue Coat
9 6 (5.77%) Borland
9 6 (5.77%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.81%) Arqiva
11 4 (3.85%) DevExpress
11 4 (3.85%) Juniper
12 2 (1.92%) Baan
12 2 (1.92%) IBM Sterling
12 2 (1.92%) Lumension
13 1 (0.96%) Citrix