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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 101 42 72
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +30
Contract jobs citing VB 19 81 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.92% 4.15% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 10.89% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 35 32
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£388 £300 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -15.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £184 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £325 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.05 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-12.64% -16.90%
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
670 744 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.27% 38.10% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 430 423
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 37 62
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Farnborough - 3 - -
Andover +5 2 £425 - 1
Southampton -15 2 £425 +41.66% 1
Winchester -10 1 - -
Hook - 1 £323 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (71.11%) Security Cleared
2 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 24 (53.33%) SQL
4 21 (46.67%) Oracle
5 19 (42.22%) .NET
5 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
6 17 (37.78%) C#
7 14 (31.11%) VBScript
7 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
7 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
8 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
9 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 12 (26.67%) Windows XP
10 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
10 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
10 11 (24.44%) VMware
11 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (22.22%) DV Cleared
11 10 (22.22%) SCCM
11 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database
12 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 8 (17.78%) ITIL
13 8 (17.78%) IIS
13 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
14 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
14 7 (15.56%) Web Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (17.78%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS Office
3 3 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) SMS
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.33%) MS Access
3 6 (13.33%) MySQL
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.67%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (6.67%) StarTeam
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.22%) Military
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Programme Planner
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) .NET
2 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (15.56%) Web Services
5 5 (11.11%) jQuery
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 5 (11.11%) Ajax
6 4 (8.89%) Classic ASP
6 4 (8.89%) XML
6 4 (8.89%) HTML
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
7 3 (6.67%) Software Packaging
8 2 (4.44%) WCF
8 2 (4.44%) WPF
8 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
8 2 (4.44%) XML-RPC
8 2 (4.44%) MSMQ
9 1 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Open Source
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Windows XP
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.11%) Linux
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.22%) Android
9 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 5 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (11.11%) Web Development
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.67%) Coaching
5 3 (6.67%) Scrum
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) Content Management
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.44%) Pay per click
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.44%) CRM
6 2 (4.44%) Functional Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.44%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) C#
3 14 (31.11%) VBScript
3 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
4 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
6 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 5 (11.11%) VBA
7 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 5 (11.11%) C
8 4 (8.89%) C++
8 4 (8.89%) Java
9 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 3 (6.67%) VB6
10 2 (4.44%) Perl
11 1 (2.22%) PHP
11 1 (2.22%) Delphi
11 1 (2.22%) Python
11 1 (2.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (2.22%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 32 (71.11%) Security Cleared
2 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (11.11%) ISEB
5 3 (6.67%) RHCSA
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) RHCE
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (6.67%) RHCA
6 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.22%) HP AIS
7 1 (2.22%) MCSA
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (6.67%) XenApp
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) SCCM
2 7 (15.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (8.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (6.67%) Unicenter
4 3 (6.67%) ARCserve
5 2 (4.44%) WMI
5 2 (4.44%) HP SIM
5 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (46.67%) Oracle
3 11 (24.44%) VMware
4 7 (15.56%) HP
5 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.89%) Lumension
6 3 (6.67%) Borland
6 3 (6.67%) CA
6 3 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (4.44%) Brocade
8 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
8 1 (2.22%) Perforce