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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 95 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -36
Contract jobs citing VB 37 13 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.79% 0.75% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.91% 1.88% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £265 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £315 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £309
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-19.76% -9.09%
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
754 692 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.48% 39.82% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 395 427
Average daily rate £361 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £248
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 35 46 55
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 £13.50 £16.39 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 0 20 £450 - 2
Portsmouth - 7 £260 -
Southampton -12 1 £350 +11.11%
Havant - 1 £193 -
Basingstoke - 1 £238 - 1
Fareham - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 2
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 97 (71.32%) C#
2 92 (67.65%) HP
2 92 (67.65%) ISTQB
3 86 (63.24%) Oracle
4 82 (60.29%) Security Cleared
5 79 (58.09%) Microsoft
6 78 (57.35%) .NET
6 78 (57.35%) SC Cleared
7 73 (53.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 72 (52.94%) ASP.NET
9 67 (49.26%) JavaScript
9 67 (49.26%) CRM
10 65 (47.79%) QuickTest Pro
11 63 (46.32%) JSP
12 61 (44.85%) HTML
13 48 (35.29%) Test Automation
14 43 (31.62%) Knowledge Management
14 43 (31.62%) SQL
15 38 (27.94%) Functional Testing
16 35 (25.74%) Java
17 31 (22.79%) Oracle Reports
17 31 (22.79%) Project Management
18 26 (19.12%) Test Scripting
19 24 (17.65%) SAN
20 23 (16.91%) MS Excel
20 23 (16.91%) VBScript
20 23 (16.91%) DV Cleared
21 22 (16.18%) Windows
22 21 (15.44%) Cisco Certification
23 19 (13.97%) Oracle Applications

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.68%) IIS
3 4 (2.94%) CMS
4 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.74%) Documentum
Applications
1 23 (16.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.68%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) MS Project
3 2 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (13.97%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.47%) Maximo
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.65%) SAN
2 8 (5.88%) Internet
3 4 (2.94%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.94%) DNS
4 2 (1.47%) Firewall
4 2 (1.47%) HTTP
4 2 (1.47%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.47%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.79%) Oracle Reports
2 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.47%) QlikView
8 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 65 (47.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (6.62%) LoadRunner
3 6 (4.41%) Wise Package Studio
4 5 (3.68%) MSI
5 4 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.47%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.47%) WiX
7 2 (1.47%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.47%) Selenium
7 2 (1.47%) NUnit
8 1 (0.74%) Subversion
8 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.74%) Hudson
General
1 8 (5.88%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Back Office
3 3 (2.21%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (19.85%) Test Manager
2 22 (16.18%) Tester
3 20 (14.71%) Test Leader
4 16 (11.76%) Test Specialist
5 14 (10.29%) Analyst
6 10 (7.35%) Test Analyst
6 10 (7.35%) Performance Manager
6 10 (7.35%) Automation Tester
7 9 (6.62%) Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Performance Tester
8 8 (5.88%) Automation Specialist
8 8 (5.88%) Performance Test Manager
9 7 (5.15%) Administrator
10 6 (4.41%) DBA
10 6 (4.41%) Test Automation Specialist
10 6 (4.41%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.68%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (3.68%) Automation Analyst
12 4 (2.94%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.94%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (57.35%) .NET
2 72 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 63 (46.32%) JSP
4 61 (44.85%) HTML
5 10 (7.35%) OLE
6 6 (4.41%) Application Packaging
7 4 (2.94%) JPA
8 3 (2.21%) Software Packaging
8 3 (2.21%) WCF
8 3 (2.21%) jQuery
8 3 (2.21%) WSH
8 3 (2.21%) Web Services
9 2 (1.47%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.47%) XML
9 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.47%) Breeze.js
9 2 (1.47%) Durandal
9 2 (1.47%) Kendo UI
9 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) Replication
2 5 (3.68%) Clustering
2 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.94%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.74%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.74%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.18%) Windows
2 17 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 14 (10.29%) UNIX
4 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (9.56%) Windows 2000
5 10 (7.35%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.62%) Linux
7 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (49.26%) CRM
2 48 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 43 (31.62%) Knowledge Management
4 38 (27.94%) Functional Testing
5 31 (22.79%) Project Management
6 26 (19.12%) Test Scripting
7 10 (7.35%) ITIL
8 8 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.41%) ETL
9 6 (4.41%) Web Application Development
9 6 (4.41%) Security Testing
9 6 (4.41%) Software Testing
10 4 (2.94%) Regression Testing
10 4 (2.94%) Test Strategy
11 3 (2.21%) TDD
11 3 (2.21%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.21%) Performance Testing
11 3 (2.21%) Coaching
11 3 (2.21%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (71.32%) C#
2 67 (49.26%) JavaScript
3 43 (31.62%) SQL
4 35 (25.74%) Java
5 23 (16.91%) VBScript
6 16 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.88%) C
8 7 (5.15%) PHP
9 4 (2.94%) VBA
9 4 (2.94%) VB6
10 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 92 (67.65%) ISTQB
2 82 (60.29%) Security Cleared
3 78 (57.35%) SC Cleared
4 73 (53.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 23 (16.91%) DV Cleared
6 21 (15.44%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (10.29%) MCITP
8 12 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (8.09%) CCNA
9 11 (8.09%) ISEB
10 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (5.15%) Degree
12 6 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.82%) QA
2 8 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.21%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.62%) XenApp
1 9 (6.62%) VMware ESX
2 6 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.68%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.21%) vSphere
4 3 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.21%) HP SIM
2 3 (2.21%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.21%) ARCserve
2 3 (2.21%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (67.65%) HP
2 86 (63.24%) Oracle
3 79 (58.09%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.82%) Cisco
5 11 (8.09%) VMware
6 9 (6.62%) Citrix
7 3 (2.21%) Lumension
7 3 (2.21%) CA
7 3 (2.21%) Intel
8 2 (1.47%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.47%) NetApp
8 2 (1.47%) Symantec
8 2 (1.47%) Serena
8 2 (1.47%) IBM
8 2 (1.47%) Avaya
8 2 (1.47%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.47%) F5
8 2 (1.47%) Huawei
9 1 (0.74%) Brocade
9 1 (0.74%) EMC
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