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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 318 245 236
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -9
Contract jobs citing VB 114 188 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.80% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 1.88% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 109 121
Median daily rate £450 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £479 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £19.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.25 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.92%
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
9631 10005 9562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.47% 42.39% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7241 7331 6902
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 92 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.85 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.73% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.49 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +18 20 £425 +11.11% 10
Docklands, London +14 3 £240 -34.69%
Surbiton - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Bromley -5 1 £450 +80.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £383 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 144 (53.73%) SQL
2 110 (41.04%) Finance
3 107 (39.93%) .NET
4 106 (39.55%) C#
5 100 (37.31%) SQL Server
6 73 (27.24%) Windows
7 68 (25.37%) Microsoft
8 65 (24.25%) Oracle
9 63 (23.51%) VBA
10 59 (22.01%) Java
11 54 (20.15%) MS Excel
11 54 (20.15%) PowerShell
12 49 (18.28%) Banking
13 47 (17.54%) VB6
14 42 (15.67%) XML
14 42 (15.67%) ASP.NET
15 41 (15.30%) Front Office
16 40 (14.93%) C++
17 39 (14.55%) VBScript
18 38 (14.18%) JavaScript
18 38 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
19 37 (13.81%) Oracle Database
20 34 (12.69%) Fixed Income
21 33 (12.31%) Perl
21 33 (12.31%) Active Directory
22 32 (11.94%) Python
23 31 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
24 30 (11.19%) SCCM
25 28 (10.45%) Derivative
25 28 (10.45%) PL/SQL

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 18 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.34%) IIS
3 15 (5.60%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.87%) Apache
5 4 (1.49%) Confluence
6 3 (1.12%) CMS
6 3 (1.12%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.12%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.75%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.37%) Drupal
8 1 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.37%) JBoss
8 1 (0.37%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 54 (20.15%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.33%) MS Office
3 10 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.12%) MS Project
7 2 (0.75%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.37%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.37%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.37%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.37%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.24%) Office 365
2 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.34%) LDAP
2 16 (5.97%) HTTP
2 16 (5.97%) Internet
3 13 (4.85%) Firewall
4 12 (4.48%) DNS
5 10 (3.73%) Kerberos
5 10 (3.73%) SSL
6 7 (2.61%) NetScaler
6 7 (2.61%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.12%) DHCP
7 3 (1.12%) LAN
7 3 (1.12%) SNMP
8 2 (0.75%) FTP
8 2 (0.75%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.75%) Skype
9 1 (0.37%) IPsec
9 1 (0.37%) IPv6
9 1 (0.37%) Network Security
9 1 (0.37%) SAN
9 1 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (37.31%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.81%) Oracle Database
3 20 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.73%) QlikView
5 10 (3.73%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.87%) MS Access
9 5 (1.87%) MySQL
9 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.12%) Data Mart
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.75%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (4.85%) JIRA
2 10 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.36%) JMeter
3 9 (3.36%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.99%) HP UFT
5 7 (2.61%) ClearQuest
5 7 (2.61%) JUnit
5 7 (2.61%) Subversion
6 6 (2.24%) LoadRunner
6 6 (2.24%) Selenium
7 5 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.87%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.87%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.49%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.49%) Gerrit
8 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.49%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.12%) MSI
9 3 (1.12%) NUnit
General
1 110 (41.04%) Finance
2 49 (18.28%) Banking
3 41 (15.30%) Front Office
4 23 (8.58%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.36%) Retail
6 8 (2.99%) Law
7 7 (2.61%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.49%) Back Office
9 3 (1.12%) Advertising
9 3 (1.12%) Marketing
9 3 (1.12%) Publishing
9 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.75%) Legal
11 1 (0.37%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 100 (37.31%) Developer
2 63 (23.51%) Analyst
3 44 (16.42%) .NET Developer
4 30 (11.19%) C# Developer
5 27 (10.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (8.96%) Applications Support
7 18 (6.72%) Test Analyst
8 17 (6.34%) Architect
9 15 (5.60%) SQL Developer
9 15 (5.60%) VBA Developer
10 14 (5.22%) VB Developer
11 13 (4.85%) Administrator
11 13 (4.85%) Excel Developer
11 13 (4.85%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.10%) Banking Analyst
13 10 (3.73%) Desktop Engineer
13 10 (3.73%) Excel VBA Developer
13 10 (3.73%) Quantitative Developer
14 9 (3.36%) Applications Support Analyst
14 9 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (39.93%) .NET
2 42 (15.67%) ASP.NET
2 42 (15.67%) XML
3 26 (9.70%) .NET Framework
4 25 (9.33%) Web Services
5 24 (8.96%) HTML
5 24 (8.96%) jQuery
6 23 (8.58%) CSS
7 17 (6.34%) WinForms
8 15 (5.60%) AngularJS
8 15 (5.60%) XSL
9 14 (5.22%) WCF
10 10 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (3.73%) J2EE
10 10 (3.73%) SAML
11 9 (3.36%) WPF
12 8 (2.99%) Apache Flex
12 8 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.61%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.69%) Fixed Income
2 31 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (10.45%) Derivative
4 21 (7.84%) Equities
5 18 (6.72%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.73%) Reference Data
7 9 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (3.36%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.61%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.61%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.12%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (1.12%) SCADA
10 2 (0.75%) BYOD
10 2 (0.75%) CMDB
10 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.75%) Social Media
10 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 73 (27.24%) Windows
2 25 (9.33%) Linux
3 24 (8.96%) Unix
4 17 (6.34%) Windows 7
5 15 (5.60%) Windows Server
6 14 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.24%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.12%) Solaris
10 3 (1.12%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (7.09%) Asset Management
2 19 (7.09%) Data Management
2 19 (7.09%) MVC
3 18 (6.72%) Investment Management
4 17 (6.34%) Migration
4 17 (6.34%) OO
5 15 (5.60%) Coaching
5 15 (5.60%) SDLC
6 14 (5.22%) Unit Testing
6 14 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (4.85%) Business Analysis
7 13 (4.85%) Open Source
7 13 (4.85%) Project Management
7 13 (4.85%) Risk Management
8 12 (4.48%) Change Management
8 12 (4.48%) Information Security
9 11 (4.10%) OOP
9 11 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (4.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 144 (53.73%) SQL
2 106 (39.55%) C#
3 63 (23.51%) VBA
4 59 (22.01%) Java
5 54 (20.15%) PowerShell
6 47 (17.54%) VB6
7 40 (14.93%) C++
8 39 (14.55%) VBScript
9 38 (14.18%) JavaScript
10 33 (12.31%) Perl
11 32 (11.94%) Python
12 28 (10.45%) PL/SQL
13 25 (9.33%) T-SQL
14 23 (8.58%) VB.NET
15 20 (7.46%) PHP
16 16 (5.97%) C
16 16 (5.97%) Shell Script
17 7 (2.61%) FQL
18 4 (1.49%) MATLAB
18 4 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (8.21%) Degree
2 11 (4.10%) CISSP
3 10 (3.73%) CISA
3 10 (3.73%) CISM
3 10 (3.73%) PhD
3 10 (3.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.12%) PMP
7 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.75%) CCA
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.75%) MCITP
7 2 (0.75%) MCSA
7 2 (0.75%) MCSD
7 2 (0.75%) MCSE
8 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.60%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (3.36%) XenDesktop
4 8 (2.99%) XenApp
5 6 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.12%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.12%) vSphere
7 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.37%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (11.19%) SCCM
2 11 (4.10%) Control-M
3 8 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (2.24%) SCOM
5 5 (1.87%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.12%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.12%) IBM BigFix
6 3 (1.12%) OpenView
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.75%) WMI
7 2 (0.75%) WSUS
8 1 (0.37%) Legato
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.37%) Netcool
8 1 (0.37%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.37%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 68 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 65 (24.25%) Oracle
3 22 (8.21%) Citrix
4 15 (5.60%) HP
5 13 (4.85%) VMware
6 11 (4.10%) CheckPoint
7 10 (3.73%) Cisco
7 10 (3.73%) Cyber-Ark
8 9 (3.36%) IBM
9 8 (2.99%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.99%) Sybase
10 7 (2.61%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.24%) BEA
11 6 (2.24%) Bloomberg
12 5 (1.87%) Remedy
13 4 (1.49%) Charles River
13 4 (1.49%) Reuters
14 3 (1.12%) BMC
14 3 (1.12%) Lotus
14 3 (1.12%) Wyse
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