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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 90 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing VB 28 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.50% 1.76% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.25% 5.17% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 20
Median daily rate £343 £345 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +86.93%
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
659 754 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.30% 34.09% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 468 389
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 33
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.69 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 September 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 September 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
Andover -3 6 £350 -6.66%
Winchester - 4 £335 -
Southampton +13 2 £363 +31.81%
Basingstoke - 2 £325 -
Portsmouth - 2 £138 -
Gosport +19 1 £320 -11.11%
Hook - 1 £300 -
Fareham - 1 £308 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 66 (77.65%) SQL
2 52 (61.18%) Oracle
3 49 (57.65%) Microsoft
4 48 (56.47%) SQL Server
4 48 (56.47%) JavaScript
5 43 (50.59%) Security Cleared
6 42 (49.41%) C#
7 39 (45.88%) .NET
8 38 (44.71%) Visual Studio
9 33 (38.82%) HTML
9 33 (38.82%) SC Cleared
10 32 (37.65%) jQuery
10 32 (37.65%) ASP.NET
11 31 (36.47%) IIS
11 31 (36.47%) T-SQL
12 28 (32.94%) Windows
12 28 (32.94%) VB6
13 27 (31.76%) CSS
13 27 (31.76%) Web Development
14 24 (28.24%) XML
14 24 (28.24%) MS Excel
15 22 (25.88%) Classic ASP
16 21 (24.71%) PL/SQL
17 19 (22.35%) DCOM
18 18 (21.18%) Scrum
18 18 (21.18%) MVC
18 18 (21.18%) Waterfall
18 18 (21.18%) Change Control
19 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (20.00%) .NET Framework

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 31 (36.47%) IIS
2 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.18%) JBoss
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (28.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.06%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) SAN
2 9 (10.59%) DNS
2 9 (10.59%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (56.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 14 (16.47%) MS Access
3 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.53%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.35%) MySQL
9 1 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.18%) OLTP
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (44.71%) Visual Studio
2 14 (16.47%) LoadRunner
2 14 (16.47%) Subversion
3 13 (15.29%) HP UFT
4 10 (11.76%) NUnit
4 10 (11.76%) Selenium
4 10 (11.76%) SpecFlow
5 9 (10.59%) MSI
5 9 (10.59%) WiX
6 4 (4.71%) Babel
6 4 (4.71%) StarTeam
6 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.71%) webpack
7 3 (3.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (3.53%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (3.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Military
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (57.65%) Developer
2 20 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 18 (21.18%) ASP Developer
4 14 (16.47%) Classic ASP Developer
5 13 (15.29%) SQL Developer
5 13 (15.29%) VB Developer
6 11 (12.94%) C# Developer
6 11 (12.94%) VB6 Developer
7 8 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Information Manager
10 4 (4.71%) Information Services Manager
10 4 (4.71%) Service Manager
10 4 (4.71%) SSRS Developer
11 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Microsoft BI Developer
11 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (3.53%) SSAS Developer
11 3 (3.53%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (45.88%) .NET
2 33 (38.82%) HTML
3 32 (37.65%) ASP.NET
3 32 (37.65%) jQuery
4 27 (31.76%) CSS
5 24 (28.24%) XML
6 22 (25.88%) Classic ASP
7 19 (22.35%) DCOM
8 17 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (18.82%) Web Services
10 15 (17.65%) WCF
11 13 (15.29%) Ajax
11 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (15.29%) CSS3
11 13 (15.29%) HTML5
11 13 (15.29%) XHTML
12 11 (12.94%) Breeze.js
12 11 (12.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.94%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.24%) Linux
6 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.06%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.53%) Unix
8 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) Web Development
2 18 (21.18%) Change Control
2 18 (21.18%) MVC
2 18 (21.18%) Scrum
2 18 (21.18%) Waterfall
3 17 (20.00%) Kanban
4 15 (17.65%) Migration
5 14 (16.47%) Configuration Management
6 13 (15.29%) SDLC
7 12 (14.12%) Functional Testing
7 12 (14.12%) ITIL
8 11 (12.94%) CRM
8 11 (12.94%) TDD
9 10 (11.76%) Full Text Search
10 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.24%) Service Design
12 6 (7.06%) Open Source
13 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (4.71%) System Testing
14 3 (3.53%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 66 (77.65%) SQL
2 48 (56.47%) JavaScript
3 42 (49.41%) C#
4 31 (36.47%) T-SQL
5 28 (32.94%) VB6
6 21 (24.71%) PL/SQL
7 16 (18.82%) Java
7 16 (18.82%) VBA
8 15 (17.65%) PowerShell
9 12 (14.12%) TypeScript
10 11 (12.94%) VBScript
11 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
12 6 (7.06%) C++
13 4 (4.71%) PHP
14 3 (3.53%) Perl
15 1 (1.18%) C
15 1 (1.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (50.59%) Security Cleared
2 33 (38.82%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.47%) ISTQB
4 13 (15.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 12 (14.12%) CCNA
5 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (12.94%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.53%) Degree
8 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.35%) ISEB
8 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.18%) CCA
9 1 (1.18%) CCNP
9 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.18%) MCITP
9 1 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
2 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) SCCM
2 3 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.53%) SCSM
2 3 (3.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.18%) Netcool
3 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (61.18%) Oracle
2 49 (57.65%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.82%) HP
4 11 (12.94%) DevExpress
5 8 (9.41%) VMware
6 7 (8.24%) BMC
6 7 (8.24%) Remedy
7 6 (7.06%) Cisco
7 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.88%) Arqiva
9 4 (4.71%) Borland
10 3 (3.53%) Juniper
11 2 (2.35%) Citrix
12 1 (1.18%) Aruba
12 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.18%) IBM
12 1 (1.18%) ILOG
12 1 (1.18%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.18%) Splunk
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago