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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 59 98 46
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -52
Contract jobs citing VB 60 20 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.95% 0.97% 4.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.20% 2.96% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 33
Median daily rate £330 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £28.05
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -12.64%
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
652 676 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.01% 32.69% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 402 424
Median daily rate £373 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 37
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Basingstoke -7 11 £375 -
Gosport - 10 £438 -
Winchester +2 7 £335 -
Andover -5 4 £375 -11.76%
Southampton +9 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Portsmouth - 3 £251 - 1
Hook +3 2 £475 +47.28%
Havant - 1 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 58 (73.42%) SQL
2 50 (63.29%) Oracle
3 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
4 39 (49.37%) Security Cleared
5 35 (44.30%) SQL Server
6 30 (37.97%) Windows
7 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
7 28 (35.44%) SC Cleared
8 25 (31.65%) PowerShell
8 25 (31.65%) .NET
9 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
10 23 (29.11%) HTML
11 22 (27.85%) VB6
12 21 (26.58%) Visual Studio
13 20 (25.32%) MS Excel
13 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (24.05%) T-SQL
14 19 (24.05%) VBScript
15 18 (22.78%) C#
15 18 (22.78%) PL/SQL
15 18 (22.78%) Classic ASP
15 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
16 17 (21.52%) CSS
16 17 (21.52%) Web Development
16 17 (21.52%) jQuery
17 16 (20.25%) HP
17 16 (20.25%) DCOM
18 15 (18.99%) VMware
18 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (18.99%) Waterfall

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 14 (17.72%) IIS
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.27%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (25.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) SAN
2 1 (1.27%) DNS
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.66%) MS Access
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) OLTP
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Visual Studio
2 13 (16.46%) Subversion
3 11 (13.92%) HP UFT
4 9 (11.39%) LoadRunner
5 6 (7.59%) StarTeam
6 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.53%) MSI
8 1 (1.27%) Babel
8 1 (1.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.27%) NUnit
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.27%) Selenium
8 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.27%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.27%) webpack
8 1 (1.27%) WiX
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) ASP Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Classic ASP Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Developer
3 10 (12.66%) VB Developer
4 9 (11.39%) VB6 Developer
5 7 (8.86%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Test Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) WPF Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Information Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Information Services Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) .NET
2 23 (29.11%) HTML
3 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
3 18 (22.78%) Classic ASP
4 17 (21.52%) CSS
4 17 (21.52%) jQuery
5 16 (20.25%) DCOM
6 13 (16.46%) XML
7 12 (15.19%) XHTML
8 10 (12.66%) CSS3
8 10 (12.66%) HTML5
9 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.59%) JSP
11 4 (5.06%) WCF
11 4 (5.06%) WPF
12 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.53%) Ajax
12 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 2 (2.53%) EDI
12 2 (2.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) NHS
3 2 (2.53%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) Windows
2 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (17.72%) Windows 7
3 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.13%) Linux
6 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.53%) Unix
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Web Development
2 15 (18.99%) Waterfall
3 13 (16.46%) Scrum
3 13 (16.46%) SDLC
4 12 (15.19%) Change Control
4 12 (15.19%) Kanban
5 8 (10.13%) CRM
5 8 (10.13%) Migration
5 8 (10.13%) MVC
6 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.86%) Functional Testing
6 7 (8.86%) Network Management
6 7 (8.86%) Open Source
7 6 (7.59%) ITIL
8 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.33%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.33%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.06%) Test Management
9 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (73.42%) SQL
2 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
3 25 (31.65%) PowerShell
4 22 (27.85%) VB6
5 19 (24.05%) T-SQL
5 19 (24.05%) VBScript
6 18 (22.78%) C#
6 18 (22.78%) PL/SQL
7 13 (16.46%) VB.NET
8 10 (12.66%) Java
8 10 (12.66%) VBA
9 7 (8.86%) Perl
9 7 (8.86%) Tcl
10 5 (6.33%) C
11 2 (2.53%) C++
12 1 (1.27%) PHP
12 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (49.37%) Security Cleared
2 28 (35.44%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.92%) DV Cleared
4 10 (12.66%) ISTQB
5 9 (11.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (8.86%) CCNA
6 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (6.33%) Degree
8 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.53%) ISEB
9 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.27%) CCNP
10 1 (1.27%) MCITP
10 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) SCCM
2 8 (10.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (8.86%) Netcool
3 7 (8.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (8.86%) Tivoli
4 6 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.80%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (63.29%) Oracle
2 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.25%) HP
4 15 (18.99%) VMware
5 12 (15.19%) Cisco
6 10 (12.66%) IBM
7 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.86%) SolarWinds
7 7 (8.86%) Splunk
8 6 (7.59%) Aruba
8 6 (7.59%) Blue Coat
8 6 (7.59%) Borland
8 6 (7.59%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.06%) Juniper
10 3 (3.80%) Citrix
11 2 (2.53%) Baan
11 2 (2.53%) IBM Sterling
11 2 (2.53%) Lumension
12 1 (1.27%) Capita
12 1 (1.27%) DevExpress
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago