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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 57 91 66
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -25
Contract jobs citing VB 60 17 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.91% 0.93% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.63% 2.29% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 31
Average daily rate
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£375 £265 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £315 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -12.69%
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
786 742 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.17% 40.72% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 426 404
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 60
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 31 £450 -
Portsmouth - 8 £260 -
Havant - 3 £315 -
Farnborough -5 2 £313 +17.92%
Southampton -12 2 £288 -8.73%
Basingstoke +19 1 £238 - 2
Fareham - - - -
Winchester - - - - 2
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 104 (72.73%) C#
2 94 (65.73%) HP
3 93 (65.03%) ISTQB
4 92 (64.34%) Oracle
5 86 (60.14%) .NET
5 86 (60.14%) Security Cleared
6 81 (56.64%) SC Cleared
7 79 (55.24%) Microsoft
8 74 (51.75%) ASP.NET
8 74 (51.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 70 (48.95%) JavaScript
10 68 (47.55%) CRM
10 68 (47.55%) QuickTest Pro
11 64 (44.76%) JSP
12 62 (43.36%) HTML
13 51 (35.66%) Test Automation
14 48 (33.57%) SQL
15 43 (30.07%) Knowledge Management
16 37 (25.87%) Java
17 32 (22.38%) Oracle Reports
18 31 (21.68%) Project Management
19 28 (19.58%) Test Scripting
20 25 (17.48%) VBScript
21 24 (16.78%) SAN
22 23 (16.08%) MS Excel
22 23 (16.08%) DV Cleared
23 21 (14.69%) Cisco Certification
23 21 (14.69%) SQL Server
24 20 (13.99%) Windows
25 19 (13.29%) Oracle Applications

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.80%) CMS
2 4 (2.80%) IIS
3 3 (2.10%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) Documentum
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (16.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (13.29%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.70%) Maximo
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.78%) SAN
2 7 (4.90%) Internet
3 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.80%) DNS
3 4 (2.80%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.10%) HTTP
5 2 (1.40%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.40%) Firewall
5 2 (1.40%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.38%) Oracle Reports
2 21 (14.69%) SQL Server
3 13 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.80%) QlikView
7 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.70%) OLAP
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (47.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (6.29%) LoadRunner
3 6 (4.20%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (3.50%) MSI
5 4 (2.80%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.10%) Subversion
7 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.40%) WiX
7 2 (1.40%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.40%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.40%) NUnit
7 2 (1.40%) Selenium
7 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.70%) Hudson
General
1 9 (6.29%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Back Office
3 3 (2.10%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (19.58%) Test Manager
2 24 (16.78%) Tester
3 20 (13.99%) Test Leader
4 16 (11.19%) Developer
4 16 (11.19%) Test Specialist
5 13 (9.09%) Analyst
6 12 (8.39%) Automation Tester
7 10 (6.99%) Performance Manager
7 10 (6.99%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.59%) Performance Tester
8 8 (5.59%) Performance Test Manager
8 8 (5.59%) Automation Specialist
9 6 (4.20%) Test Automation Specialist
9 6 (4.20%) Administrator
9 6 (4.20%) DBA
9 6 (4.20%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.50%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.50%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (60.14%) .NET
2 74 (51.75%) ASP.NET
3 64 (44.76%) JSP
4 62 (43.36%) HTML
5 11 (7.69%) OLE
6 4 (2.80%) Application Packaging
6 4 (2.80%) JPA
7 3 (2.10%) WCF
7 3 (2.10%) jQuery
7 3 (2.10%) WSH
7 3 (2.10%) Web Services
8 2 (1.40%) XML
8 2 (1.40%) Classic ASP
8 2 (1.40%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.40%) Ajax
8 2 (1.40%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.40%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.40%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) Replication
2 4 (2.80%) Clustering
2 4 (2.80%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.70%) EMV
3 1 (0.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.99%) Windows
2 15 (10.49%) UNIX
3 14 (9.79%) Windows XP
4 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (6.99%) Linux
4 10 (6.99%) Windows 2000
5 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.29%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (47.55%) CRM
2 51 (35.66%) Test Automation
3 43 (30.07%) Knowledge Management
4 31 (21.68%) Project Management
5 28 (19.58%) Test Scripting
6 17 (11.89%) Functional Testing
7 12 (8.39%) ITIL
8 10 (6.99%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.20%) Regression Testing
9 6 (4.20%) ETL
9 6 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.20%) Test Strategy
9 6 (4.20%) Software Testing
9 6 (4.20%) Security Testing
9 6 (4.20%) Web Application Development
10 5 (3.50%) Migration
11 3 (2.10%) TDD
11 3 (2.10%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.10%) MVC
11 3 (2.10%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (72.73%) C#
2 70 (48.95%) JavaScript
3 48 (33.57%) SQL
4 37 (25.87%) Java
5 25 (17.48%) VBScript
6 15 (10.49%) PowerShell
7 11 (7.69%) C
8 8 (5.59%) PHP
8 8 (5.59%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.90%) VB6
10 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.80%) VBA
12 3 (2.10%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.40%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.70%) Ruby
14 1 (0.70%) Python
14 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 93 (65.03%) ISTQB
2 86 (60.14%) Security Cleared
3 81 (56.64%) SC Cleared
4 74 (51.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 23 (16.08%) DV Cleared
6 21 (14.69%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (9.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (9.79%) MCITP
8 13 (9.09%) ISEB
9 11 (7.69%) CCNA
10 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (4.20%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (4.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.39%) QA
2 10 (6.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) VMware ESX
1 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.20%) XenApp
2 5 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.10%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
4 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.70%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.70%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.70%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 94 (65.73%) HP
2 92 (64.34%) Oracle
3 79 (55.24%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.39%) Cisco
5 9 (6.29%) VMware
6 6 (4.20%) Citrix
7 2 (1.40%) Avaya
7 2 (1.40%) NetApp
7 2 (1.40%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.40%) Serena
7 2 (1.40%) Huawei
7 2 (1.40%) Intel
7 2 (1.40%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.40%) F5
8 1 (0.70%) Lumension
8 1 (0.70%) EMC
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.70%) Brocade
8 1 (0.70%) Symantec
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