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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 89 87 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -29
Contract jobs citing VB 28 17 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.32% 1.04% 3.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 2.79% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 39
Average daily rate
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£260 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £335 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.47% -3.63%
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
752 610 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.35% 37.22% 41.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 354 416
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £427 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 63
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £16.49 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Basingstoke - 1 £238 -
Winchester - 1 £240 -
Farnborough - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 81 (69.83%) HP
2 79 (68.10%) C#
2 79 (68.10%) ISTQB
3 78 (67.24%) Oracle
4 72 (62.07%) Security Cleared
5 70 (60.34%) Microsoft
6 68 (58.62%) SC Cleared
7 62 (53.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 58 (50.00%) CRM
9 57 (49.14%) QuickTest Pro
9 57 (49.14%) .NET
10 52 (44.83%) ASP.NET
10 52 (44.83%) JavaScript
11 51 (43.97%) JSP
12 49 (42.24%) HTML
13 43 (37.07%) Test Automation
14 38 (32.76%) Knowledge Management
15 36 (31.03%) Functional Testing
16 35 (30.17%) SQL
16 35 (30.17%) Project Management
17 33 (28.45%) Oracle Reports
18 27 (23.28%) MS Excel
19 25 (21.55%) Java
20 24 (20.69%) Test Scripting
21 21 (18.10%) SAN
22 20 (17.24%) Windows
22 20 (17.24%) DV Cleared
23 18 (15.52%) Oracle Applications
24 17 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
25 16 (13.79%) VBScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.45%) IIS
2 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.86%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 27 (23.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) MS Project
4 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (15.52%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.72%) Maximo
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.10%) SAN
2 7 (6.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.72%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.72%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.72%) DNS
4 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.45%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.45%) MS Access
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.72%) QlikView
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.86%) OLAP
7 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (49.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (6.03%) LoadRunner
3 6 (5.17%) Wise Package Studio
4 5 (4.31%) MSI
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.72%) Selenium
6 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.72%) NUnit
6 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.72%) WiX
6 2 (1.72%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.72%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.86%) Hudson
7 1 (0.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (6.03%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Back Office
2 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (20.69%) Test Manager
2 18 (15.52%) Tester
2 18 (15.52%) Test Leader
3 15 (12.93%) Analyst
4 14 (12.07%) Test Specialist
5 9 (7.76%) Test Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) Performance Manager
6 8 (6.90%) Automation Tester
6 8 (6.90%) Automation Specialist
7 7 (6.03%) Performance Test Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Automation Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Performance Tester
9 5 (4.31%) Test Automation Specialist
10 4 (3.45%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) QA Tester
11 3 (2.59%) Test Engineer
11 3 (2.59%) Applications Packager
11 3 (2.59%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (49.14%) .NET
2 52 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 51 (43.97%) JSP
4 49 (42.24%) HTML
5 7 (6.03%) OLE
6 6 (5.17%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.59%) XML
7 3 (2.59%) WSH
7 3 (2.59%) Software Packaging
8 2 (1.72%) WCF
8 2 (1.72%) jQuery
8 2 (1.72%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.72%) Ajax
8 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.72%) Web Services
8 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.72%) Kendo UI
8 2 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) Clustering
3 2 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (0.86%) Statistics
4 1 (0.86%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.86%) EMV
4 1 (0.86%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.24%) Windows
2 14 (12.07%) Windows XP
3 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (8.62%) Windows 2000
4 9 (7.76%) UNIX
4 9 (7.76%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.17%) Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.00%) CRM
2 43 (37.07%) Test Automation
3 38 (32.76%) Knowledge Management
4 36 (31.03%) Functional Testing
5 35 (30.17%) Project Management
6 24 (20.69%) Test Scripting
7 6 (5.17%) Security Testing
7 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.31%) ITIL
9 4 (3.45%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.45%) Critical Path Analysis
9 4 (3.45%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.45%) Test Strategy
10 3 (2.59%) Coaching
10 3 (2.59%) Change Management
11 2 (1.72%) Configuration Management
11 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.72%) MVC
11 2 (1.72%) Risk Management
11 2 (1.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 79 (68.10%) C#
2 52 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 35 (30.17%) SQL
4 25 (21.55%) Java
5 16 (13.79%) VBScript
6 15 (12.93%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.59%) VBA
7 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.72%) PHP
8 2 (1.72%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.72%) C
9 1 (0.86%) VB6
9 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (68.10%) ISTQB
2 72 (62.07%) Security Cleared
3 68 (58.62%) SC Cleared
4 62 (53.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 20 (17.24%) DV Cleared
6 17 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (10.34%) MCITP
8 11 (9.48%) ISEB
9 10 (8.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (7.76%) CCNA
10 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (4.31%) Degree
12 4 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (2.59%) MCP
13 3 (2.59%) HND
14 1 (0.86%) MCSA
14 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) QA
2 4 (3.45%) SLA
3 2 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) VMware ESX
1 9 (7.76%) XenApp
2 7 (6.03%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (3.45%) vSphere
5 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.45%) HP SIM
2 4 (3.45%) Unicenter
2 4 (3.45%) ARCserve
2 4 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 81 (69.83%) HP
2 78 (67.24%) Oracle
3 70 (60.34%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.48%) VMware
5 10 (8.62%) Cisco
6 9 (7.76%) Citrix
7 5 (4.31%) Primavera
8 4 (3.45%) Lumension
8 4 (3.45%) CA
9 2 (1.72%) NetApp
9 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.72%) Symantec
9 2 (1.72%) Serena
9 2 (1.72%) Huawei
9 2 (1.72%) Avaya
9 2 (1.72%) Intel
9 2 (1.72%) IBM
9 2 (1.72%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.72%) F5
10 1 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
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