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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 103 44 74
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +30
Contract jobs citing VB 17 92 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.81% 4.52% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 11.59% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £385 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -19.68%
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
759 794 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.02% 39.02% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 429 375
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 69
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £28.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Andover - 3 £425 -
Southampton -7 2 £425 +41.66% 1
Winchester - 1 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 29 (70.73%) Security Cleared
2 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
3 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
4 21 (51.22%) .NET
4 21 (51.22%) Windows
5 20 (48.78%) SQL
6 17 (41.46%) Oracle
7 15 (36.59%) C#
8 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
9 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
9 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
10 11 (26.83%) VBScript
10 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
11 10 (24.39%) HP
11 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database
12 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
12 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
13 8 (19.51%) ISEB
13 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
13 8 (19.51%) IIS
13 8 (19.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
13 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
14 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
14 7 (17.07%) C
14 7 (17.07%) MS Access
14 7 (17.07%) ITIL
14 7 (17.07%) HP UFT
15 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (14.63%) MS Office

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (19.51%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS Office
3 3 (7.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database
3 7 (17.07%) MS Access
4 5 (12.20%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (7.32%) MySQL
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) HP UFT
2 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (7.32%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Tester
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Automation Tester
4 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Test Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Programme Planner
6 2 (4.88%) Test Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.88%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) .NET
2 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
4 6 (14.63%) jQuery
5 5 (12.20%) Ajax
5 5 (12.20%) HTML
5 5 (12.20%) Web Services
5 5 (12.20%) XML
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 4 (9.76%) Classic ASP
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
7 3 (7.32%) Software Packaging
8 2 (4.88%) XML-RPC
8 2 (4.88%) CSS
9 1 (2.44%) JSP
9 1 (2.44%) XSLT
9 1 (2.44%) Flash
9 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) N-Tier
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (12.20%) Web Development
5 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
5 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Pay per click
7 2 (4.88%) Content Management
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 15 (36.59%) C#
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.83%) VBScript
5 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
6 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
6 7 (17.07%) C
7 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
8 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
9 4 (9.76%) VBA
9 4 (9.76%) Java
9 4 (9.76%) C++
10 2 (4.88%) Perl
10 2 (4.88%) PHP
10 2 (4.88%) Python
10 2 (4.88%) VB6
11 1 (2.44%) Apex Code
11 1 (2.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (2.44%) Pascal
11 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (70.73%) Security Cleared
2 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) ISEB
3 8 (19.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (14.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.44%) HP AIS
7 1 (2.44%) MCSA
7 1 (2.44%) MCITP
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
2 3 (7.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (7.32%) XenApp
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Unicenter
2 3 (7.32%) ARCserve
3 2 (4.88%) WMI
3 2 (4.88%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.88%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (41.46%) Oracle
3 10 (24.39%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) VMware
5 4 (9.76%) Lumension
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) CA
7 2 (4.88%) Brocade
8 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
8 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.44%) Perforce
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