The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
London / Kingston Upon Thames
Rank 12 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VB 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 11.29% 6.38% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.17% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +28.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Programming Languages Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 38.71% 38.30% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 10
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £88.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Kingston Upon Thames region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

VB
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) VB6
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (80.00%) Release Management
3 8 (80.00%) SDLC
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 7 (70.00%) WinForms
4 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) C#

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (70.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Release Management
1 8 (80.00%) SDLC
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) VB6
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft