The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 349 284 282
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -2
Contract jobs citing VB 92 152 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.66% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 1.52% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 94 98
Median daily rate £375 £403 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £509 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £17.80 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +86.93%
VB
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10286 9994 10068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.93% 43.33% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7671 7472 7269
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 70 61
Median hourly rate £30.94 £29.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 £15.82 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.10 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in London

VB
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in London

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in London

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the London region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in London

VB
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 12 £400 -5.88% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £386 -
Docklands, London +11 3 £240 -34.69%
Canary Wharf -3 2 £250 -31.03%
Bromley 0 1 £450 +33.33%
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for VB.

1 116 (52.49%) SQL
2 82 (37.10%) .NET
3 77 (34.84%) Finance
4 76 (34.39%) SQL Server
5 68 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 66 (29.86%) C#
7 62 (28.05%) Oracle
8 58 (26.24%) MS Excel
9 54 (24.43%) Windows
10 49 (22.17%) Java
11 47 (21.27%) PowerShell
12 42 (19.00%) VBA
13 39 (17.65%) Oracle Database
14 38 (17.19%) Banking
15 37 (16.74%) XML
16 35 (15.84%) Active Directory
16 35 (15.84%) VB6
16 35 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (14.03%) VBScript
17 31 (14.03%) JavaScript
17 31 (14.03%) ASP.NET
18 29 (13.12%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (12.67%) C++
20 27 (12.22%) HTML
21 26 (11.76%) VB.NET
22 24 (10.86%) T-SQL
23 23 (10.41%) Front Office
23 23 (10.41%) Perl
23 23 (10.41%) Linux
24 22 (9.95%) Internet

VB
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 20 (9.05%) SharePoint
2 19 (8.60%) IIS
3 14 (6.33%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.71%) CMS
4 6 (2.71%) IBM Domino
4 6 (2.71%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.26%) Apache
6 3 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.45%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.45%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 58 (26.24%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.05%) MS Office
3 11 (4.98%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.71%) MS Project
5 6 (2.71%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.36%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.45%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.90%) HFM
2 1 (0.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.45%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.45%) Relativity
2 1 (0.45%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.98%) Office 365
2 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.95%) Internet
2 18 (8.14%) LDAP
3 15 (6.79%) HTTP
4 14 (6.33%) DNS
4 14 (6.33%) Firewall
5 10 (4.52%) Kerberos
5 10 (4.52%) SSL
6 8 (3.62%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.26%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.81%) DHCP
9 3 (1.36%) LAN
9 3 (1.36%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.90%) FTP
10 2 (0.90%) SAN
10 2 (0.90%) Skype
10 2 (0.90%) SNMP
11 1 (0.45%) DSL
11 1 (0.45%) SMTP
11 1 (0.45%) WAN
11 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (34.39%) SQL Server
2 39 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.52%) QlikView
5 10 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.17%) MS Access
8 6 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.90%) DataStage
11 2 (0.90%) Essbase
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.90%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 10 (4.52%) HP UFT
1 10 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.62%) JIRA
2 8 (3.62%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.17%) Subversion
4 6 (2.71%) ClearQuest
4 6 (2.71%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.26%) ClearCase
5 5 (2.26%) JMeter
5 5 (2.26%) Selenium
6 4 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.81%) TestComplete
7 3 (1.36%) JUnit
7 3 (1.36%) NUnit
7 3 (1.36%) Toad
8 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.90%) JBuilder
8 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.90%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 77 (34.84%) Finance
2 38 (17.19%) Banking
3 23 (10.41%) Front Office
4 20 (9.05%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.07%) Law
6 8 (3.62%) Retail
7 6 (2.71%) Advertising
7 6 (2.71%) Back Office
8 5 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.26%) Legal
9 4 (1.81%) Publishing
9 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.90%) Local Government
11 1 (0.45%) Automotive
11 1 (0.45%) Marketing
11 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (38.91%) Developer
2 45 (20.36%) Analyst
3 37 (16.74%) .NET Developer
4 24 (10.86%) C# Developer
5 21 (9.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (8.60%) Applications Support
7 15 (6.79%) Architect
8 12 (5.43%) Test Analyst
9 11 (4.98%) VB Developer
10 10 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.52%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (4.07%) Administrator
11 9 (4.07%) Consultant
11 9 (4.07%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.62%) Banking Analyst
12 8 (3.62%) VB.NET Developer
12 8 (3.62%) VBA Developer
13 7 (3.17%) Build Engineer
13 7 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.17%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (37.10%) .NET
2 37 (16.74%) XML
3 31 (14.03%) ASP.NET
4 27 (12.22%) HTML
5 22 (9.95%) .NET Framework
5 22 (9.95%) jQuery
6 18 (8.14%) CSS
7 16 (7.24%) Web Services
8 13 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 12 (5.43%) XSL
10 10 (4.52%) SAML
10 10 (4.52%) WinForms
11 9 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (4.07%) WCF
12 8 (3.62%) Apache Flex
12 8 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (3.62%) J2EE
13 7 (3.17%) CAML
13 7 (3.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.95%) Fixed Income
3 18 (8.14%) Derivative
4 15 (6.79%) Equities
4 15 (6.79%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.52%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.62%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.17%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.71%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.26%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.36%) Clustering
11 3 (1.36%) CMDB
11 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.36%) Fintech
11 3 (1.36%) Robotics
12 2 (0.90%) BYOD
12 2 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.90%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.43%) Windows
2 23 (10.41%) Linux
3 18 (8.14%) Unix
4 15 (6.79%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.33%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.17%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.26%) Solaris
10 5 (2.26%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.36%) MVS
11 3 (1.36%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.12%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (9.95%) Migration
3 18 (8.14%) MVC
4 15 (6.79%) SDLC
5 14 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 13 (5.88%) Investment Management
6 13 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 12 (5.43%) Asset Management
7 12 (5.43%) ETL
7 12 (5.43%) Information Security
7 12 (5.43%) ITIL
8 11 (4.98%) Data Management
8 11 (4.98%) Data Modelling
9 10 (4.52%) Business Analysis
9 10 (4.52%) Network Architecture
9 10 (4.52%) OO
9 10 (4.52%) OOP
9 10 (4.52%) Risk Management
9 10 (4.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 116 (52.49%) SQL
2 66 (29.86%) C#
3 49 (22.17%) Java
4 47 (21.27%) PowerShell
5 42 (19.00%) VBA
6 35 (15.84%) VB6
7 31 (14.03%) JavaScript
7 31 (14.03%) VBScript
8 28 (12.67%) C++
9 26 (11.76%) VB.NET
10 24 (10.86%) T-SQL
11 23 (10.41%) Perl
12 20 (9.05%) PL/SQL
13 19 (8.60%) Python
14 18 (8.14%) C
15 10 (4.52%) PHP
16 7 (3.17%) FQL
16 7 (3.17%) Shell Script
17 6 (2.71%) VC++
18 3 (1.36%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.43%) Degree
2 10 (4.52%) CISA
2 10 (4.52%) CISM
2 10 (4.52%) CISSP
3 6 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.26%) PhD
5 3 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.36%) MCSE
5 3 (1.36%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.36%) PMP
6 2 (0.90%) CCA
6 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.90%) MCITP
6 2 (0.90%) MCSA
7 1 (0.45%) CCNA
7 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.90%) FINREP
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (15.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.71%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.71%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.81%) XenApp
6 3 (1.36%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (9.95%) SCCM
2 7 (3.17%) Control-M
2 7 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.26%) BladeLogic
4 4 (1.81%) OpenView
5 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.36%) SCOM
5 3 (1.36%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.36%) WSUS
6 2 (0.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.90%) WMI
7 1 (0.45%) Netcool
7 1 (0.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.45%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 68 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 62 (28.05%) Oracle
3 16 (7.24%) Citrix
4 13 (5.88%) VMware
5 11 (4.98%) CheckPoint
5 11 (4.98%) IBM
6 10 (4.52%) Cisco
6 10 (4.52%) Cyber-Ark
7 8 (3.62%) HP
8 7 (3.17%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.17%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.71%) BEA
9 6 (2.71%) Lotus
10 5 (2.26%) Bloomberg
10 5 (2.26%) Remedy
11 4 (1.81%) Charles River
11 4 (1.81%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.36%) Reuters
12 3 (1.36%) SAP
12 3 (1.36%) Sybase
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