The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hampshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 48 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs citing VB 87 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.20% 1.67% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.94% 4.13% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -3.27%
Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
795 703 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.37% 40.59% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 393 330
Average daily rate £363 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 61 66
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £17.50 £19.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 51 £450 - 1
Portsmouth +7 3 £300 -33.33% 1
Havant - 3 £315 - 1
Southampton -8 2 £288 -8.73%
Winchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 102 (70.83%) C#
2 95 (65.97%) HP
3 93 (64.58%) Oracle
4 89 (61.81%) ISTQB
5 88 (61.11%) Security Cleared
6 85 (59.03%) .NET
7 80 (55.56%) SC Cleared
8 75 (52.08%) Microsoft
9 71 (49.31%) ASP.NET
10 70 (48.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 69 (47.92%) QuickTest Pro
12 67 (46.53%) JavaScript
13 64 (44.44%) CRM
14 60 (41.67%) JSP
15 58 (40.28%) HTML
16 55 (38.19%) SQL
17 46 (31.94%) Test Automation
18 41 (28.47%) Java
19 39 (27.08%) Knowledge Management
20 30 (20.83%) Test Scripting
21 28 (19.44%) Oracle Reports
22 26 (18.06%) Project Management
23 25 (17.36%) SAN
24 24 (16.67%) MS Excel
24 24 (16.67%) VBScript
25 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
25 22 (15.28%) DV Cleared
26 21 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
27 19 (13.19%) Oracle Applications
28 18 (12.50%) Functional Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 14 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.17%) CMS
3 5 (3.47%) IIS
4 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.69%) Documentum
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (13.19%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.36%) SAN
2 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.78%) DNS
2 4 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.08%) Internet
3 3 (2.08%) HTTP
4 2 (1.39%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.39%) Firewall
4 2 (1.39%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.44%) Oracle Reports
2 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.17%) QlikView
6 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 69 (47.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (7.64%) LoadRunner
3 7 (4.86%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.78%) MSI
4 4 (2.78%) Subversion
5 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.08%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.39%) WiX
6 2 (1.39%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.39%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.39%) NUnit
6 2 (1.39%) Selenium
6 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.69%) Hudson
General
1 9 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (2.78%) Retail
3 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (18.75%) Test Manager
2 24 (16.67%) Tester
3 19 (13.19%) Developer
4 18 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 16 (11.11%) Test Specialist
6 12 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 12 (8.33%) Analyst
7 10 (6.94%) Test Analyst
7 10 (6.94%) Performance Manager
8 8 (5.56%) Performance Test Manager
8 8 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
8 8 (5.56%) Performance Tester
9 6 (4.17%) Administrator
9 6 (4.17%) DBA
9 6 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.17%) SQL DBA
9 6 (4.17%) Test Automation Specialist
10 5 (3.47%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.78%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (59.03%) .NET
2 71 (49.31%) ASP.NET
3 60 (41.67%) JSP
4 58 (40.28%) HTML
5 10 (6.94%) OLE
6 4 (2.78%) JPA
7 3 (2.08%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.08%) WCF
7 3 (2.08%) jQuery
7 3 (2.08%) Classic ASP
7 3 (2.08%) Web Services
8 2 (1.39%) XML
8 2 (1.39%) J2EE
8 2 (1.39%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.39%) Ajax
8 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.39%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Replication
2 6 (4.17%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.69%) EMV
3 1 (0.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.81%) Windows
2 15 (10.42%) UNIX
3 11 (7.64%) Windows XP
4 10 (6.94%) Linux
5 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.17%) Windows 2000
7 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.44%) CRM
2 46 (31.94%) Test Automation
3 39 (27.08%) Knowledge Management
4 30 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 26 (18.06%) Project Management
6 18 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 14 (9.72%) ITIL
8 12 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.86%) Migration
10 6 (4.17%) ETL
10 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.17%) Test Strategy
10 6 (4.17%) Web Application Development
10 6 (4.17%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.17%) Security Testing
11 3 (2.08%) Performance Testing
11 3 (2.08%) System Testing
11 3 (2.08%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.08%) TDD
11 3 (2.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 102 (70.83%) C#
2 67 (46.53%) JavaScript
3 55 (38.19%) SQL
4 41 (28.47%) Java
5 24 (16.67%) VBScript
6 15 (10.42%) PowerShell
7 13 (9.03%) C
8 10 (6.94%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.56%) PHP
9 8 (5.56%) VB6
10 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.08%) VBA
12 2 (1.39%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.69%) Ruby
13 1 (0.69%) Python
13 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 89 (61.81%) ISTQB
2 88 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 80 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 70 (48.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 22 (15.28%) DV Cleared
6 21 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (9.72%) MCITP
8 14 (9.72%) ISEB
9 11 (7.64%) CCNA
10 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 12 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.39%) XenApp
3 1 (0.69%) vSphere
3 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.69%) vCloud
3 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.69%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.69%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.69%) SCCM
4 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.69%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 95 (65.97%) HP
2 93 (64.58%) Oracle
3 75 (52.08%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.33%) Cisco
5 5 (3.47%) VMware
6 3 (2.08%) Citrix
7 2 (1.39%) Avaya
7 2 (1.39%) Serena
7 2 (1.39%) Huawei
7 2 (1.39%) NetApp
7 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.39%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.39%) F5
8 1 (0.69%) Lumension
8 1 (0.69%) Brocade
8 1 (0.69%) CA
8 1 (0.69%) EMC
8 1 (0.69%) Intel
8 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
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