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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 305 247 244
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -3
Contract jobs citing VB 128 189 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.82% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 1.95% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 109 121
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £533 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
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
9424 9687 9567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.47% 42.15% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7173 7092 6966
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 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 83 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £18.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.00 £52.55 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +20 31 £425 +3.03% 18
Canary Wharf +4 2 £500 +100.00%
Surbiton - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £380 -
Bromley -7 1 £425 +70.00% 1
New Malden - 1 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 149 (55.39%) SQL
2 108 (40.15%) C#
2 108 (40.15%) SQL Server
3 105 (39.03%) .NET
3 105 (39.03%) Finance
4 69 (25.65%) Windows
5 65 (24.16%) Oracle
6 63 (23.42%) VBA
7 58 (21.56%) Microsoft
8 57 (21.19%) Java
9 56 (20.82%) PowerShell
10 52 (19.33%) MS Excel
11 48 (17.84%) Banking
11 48 (17.84%) VB6
12 43 (15.99%) VBScript
13 42 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (14.50%) ASP.NET
15 38 (14.13%) C++
16 37 (13.75%) Oracle Database
17 36 (13.38%) XML
18 35 (13.01%) Front Office
19 33 (12.27%) JavaScript
19 33 (12.27%) SCCM
20 32 (11.90%) Active Directory
20 32 (11.90%) Fixed Income
21 31 (11.52%) Python
22 29 (10.78%) Perl
23 28 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
24 27 (10.04%) Derivative
25 26 (9.67%) .NET Framework

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 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.58%) IIS
3 11 (4.09%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.23%) Confluence
5 5 (1.86%) CMS
6 4 (1.49%) Apache
7 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.74%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.74%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.74%) JBoss
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.37%) Drupal
9 1 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 52 (19.33%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.92%) MS Office
3 9 (3.35%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.12%) MS Project
7 2 (0.74%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.37%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.37%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.37%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.60%) Office 365
2 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.58%) HTTP
1 15 (5.58%) LDAP
2 13 (4.83%) Internet
3 12 (4.46%) DNS
4 10 (3.72%) Kerberos
4 10 (3.72%) SSL
5 9 (3.35%) Firewall
5 9 (3.35%) NetScaler
6 7 (2.60%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.12%) FTP
7 3 (1.12%) LAN
7 3 (1.12%) SNMP
8 2 (0.74%) DHCP
8 2 (0.74%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.74%) Skype
9 1 (0.37%) IPv6
9 1 (0.37%) SMS
9 1 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.37%) VPN
9 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (40.15%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.75%) Oracle Database
3 20 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.72%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.35%) QlikView
6 9 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.86%) MS Access
8 5 (1.86%) MySQL
9 4 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.12%) Data Mart
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.58%) JIRA
2 9 (3.35%) JMeter
2 9 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.35%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.60%) HP UFT
3 7 (2.60%) JUnit
3 7 (2.60%) Subversion
4 6 (2.23%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.23%) LoadRunner
5 5 (1.86%) ClearQuest
5 5 (1.86%) Selenium
6 4 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.49%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.49%) FitNesse
6 4 (1.49%) Gerrit
6 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.49%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.12%) MSI
7 3 (1.12%) Toad
General
1 105 (39.03%) Finance
2 48 (17.84%) Banking
3 35 (13.01%) Front Office
4 24 (8.92%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.72%) Retail
6 8 (2.97%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.97%) Law
7 3 (1.12%) Back Office
7 3 (1.12%) Publishing
7 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Legal
8 2 (0.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 100 (37.17%) Developer
2 65 (24.16%) Analyst
3 46 (17.10%) .NET Developer
4 30 (11.15%) C# Developer
5 27 (10.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (8.18%) Applications Support
7 20 (7.43%) Architect
8 19 (7.06%) SQL Developer
8 19 (7.06%) Test Analyst
9 16 (5.95%) VB Developer
9 16 (5.95%) VBA Developer
10 14 (5.20%) Excel Developer
10 14 (5.20%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.46%) Administrator
12 11 (4.09%) Banking Analyst
12 11 (4.09%) Excel VBA Developer
13 10 (3.72%) Applications Support Analyst
14 9 (3.35%) VB.NET Developer
15 8 (2.97%) Analyst Developer
15 8 (2.97%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (39.03%) .NET
2 39 (14.50%) ASP.NET
3 36 (13.38%) XML
4 26 (9.67%) .NET Framework
5 23 (8.55%) Web Services
6 22 (8.18%) HTML
7 21 (7.81%) CSS
8 18 (6.69%) WinForms
9 16 (5.95%) jQuery
10 14 (5.20%) WCF
11 12 (4.46%) AngularJS
12 10 (3.72%) J2EE
12 10 (3.72%) SAML
12 10 (3.72%) XSL
13 9 (3.35%) WPF
14 7 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (2.60%) CAML
15 6 (2.23%) Apache Flex
15 6 (2.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.90%) Fixed Income
2 28 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (10.04%) Derivative
4 20 (7.43%) Equities
5 17 (6.32%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.46%) Mathematics
7 11 (4.09%) Reference Data
8 10 (3.72%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.35%) Hedge funds
10 7 (2.60%) Data Structures
10 7 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (2.23%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (1.12%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.12%) SCADA
13 2 (0.74%) Clustering
13 2 (0.74%) CMDB
13 2 (0.74%) NHS
13 2 (0.74%) Social Media
13 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.37%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.65%) Windows
2 24 (8.92%) Linux
3 20 (7.43%) Unix
4 16 (5.95%) Windows 7
5 15 (5.58%) Windows Server
6 14 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.86%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.74%) Solaris
10 2 (0.74%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (7.81%) Data Management
3 16 (5.95%) Asset Management
4 15 (5.58%) Coaching
4 15 (5.58%) Migration
4 15 (5.58%) MVC
4 15 (5.58%) OO
5 14 (5.20%) Change Management
6 13 (4.83%) Investment Management
6 13 (4.83%) Open Source
6 13 (4.83%) Project Management
7 12 (4.46%) Data Analysis
7 12 (4.46%) Risk Management
7 12 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (4.09%) Business Analysis
8 11 (4.09%) Information Security
8 11 (4.09%) SDLC
8 11 (4.09%) Workflow
9 10 (3.72%) Network Architecture
9 10 (3.72%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 149 (55.39%) SQL
2 108 (40.15%) C#
3 63 (23.42%) VBA
4 57 (21.19%) Java
5 56 (20.82%) PowerShell
6 48 (17.84%) VB6
7 43 (15.99%) VBScript
8 38 (14.13%) C++
9 33 (12.27%) JavaScript
10 31 (11.52%) Python
11 29 (10.78%) Perl
12 26 (9.67%) VB.NET
13 25 (9.29%) T-SQL
14 24 (8.92%) PL/SQL
15 18 (6.69%) PHP
16 16 (5.95%) Shell Script
17 15 (5.58%) C
18 7 (2.60%) FQL
19 4 (1.49%) Ruby
19 4 (1.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (8.55%) Degree
2 11 (4.09%) CISSP
3 10 (3.72%) CISA
3 10 (3.72%) CISM
3 10 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.97%) PhD
5 5 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.74%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) CCA
7 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) MCSD
7 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.74%) PMP
8 1 (0.37%) CISMP
8 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.37%) MCSE
8 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.69%) QA
2 5 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (4.83%) XenApp
4 7 (2.60%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.49%) vSphere
6 3 (1.12%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.37%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 33 (12.27%) SCCM
2 10 (3.72%) Control-M
3 8 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (2.23%) SCOM
5 4 (1.49%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.12%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.12%) IBM BigFix
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.74%) OpenView
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.74%) WMI
8 1 (0.37%) Ansible
8 1 (0.37%) Legato
8 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.37%) Puppet
8 1 (0.37%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (24.16%) Oracle
2 58 (21.56%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.43%) Citrix
4 12 (4.46%) HP
4 12 (4.46%) VMware
5 11 (4.09%) CheckPoint
6 10 (3.72%) Cisco
6 10 (3.72%) Cyber-Ark
7 8 (2.97%) ServiceNow
7 8 (2.97%) Sybase
8 7 (2.60%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.23%) Bloomberg
9 6 (2.23%) IBM
10 4 (1.49%) BEA
10 4 (1.49%) Remedy
10 4 (1.49%) Reuters
11 3 (1.12%) BMC
11 3 (1.12%) Charles River
11 3 (1.12%) Murex
11 3 (1.12%) NetApp
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vesta Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago