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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / London
Rank 281 294 253
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -41
Contract jobs citing VB 129 121 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.58% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 1.34% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 82 133
Median daily rate £375 £334 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £32.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+84.48% +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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8678 9003 8992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.38% 42.99% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6464 6670 6746
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 72 41
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.19 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -13.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £17.18 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -17 17 £330 -17.50% 11
Kingston Upon Thames +1 9 £375 -
Greenford - 6 £413 -
Croydon -11 2 £338 +23.85%
Westminster - 2 £373 -
Canary Wharf -2 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 London region with a requirement for VB.

1 121 (54.02%) SQL
2 99 (44.20%) .NET
3 86 (38.39%) SQL Server
4 83 (37.05%) Microsoft
5 78 (34.82%) Windows
6 71 (31.70%) C#
7 63 (28.13%) MS Excel
8 61 (27.23%) Finance
9 50 (22.32%) VBA
9 50 (22.32%) VB6
10 49 (21.88%) VB.NET
11 47 (20.98%) Migration
12 41 (18.30%) Oracle
13 40 (17.86%) PowerShell
14 39 (17.41%) Banking
15 38 (16.96%) T-SQL
16 33 (14.73%) Active Directory
16 33 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (13.39%) VBScript
17 30 (13.39%) IIS
17 30 (13.39%) MS Access
18 29 (12.95%) HTML
19 28 (12.50%) Java
20 27 (12.05%) JavaScript
21 26 (11.61%) ASP.NET
22 25 (11.16%) .NET Framework
23 24 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 24 (10.71%) Office 365
23 24 (10.71%) SharePoint
23 24 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

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 30 (13.39%) IIS
2 24 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.23%) Apache
5 5 (2.23%) CMS
6 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.79%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.34%) Confluence
7 3 (1.34%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.34%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.89%) JBoss
8 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 63 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.46%) MS Office
2 10 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (4.46%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (2.68%) MS Project
4 5 (2.23%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.79%) Sprinklr
2 3 (1.34%) HFM
3 1 (0.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.45%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) Relativity
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.71%) Office 365
2 18 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.79%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.79%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.79%) SaaS
4 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.14%) DNS
2 15 (6.70%) Internet
3 14 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.46%) DHCP
4 10 (4.46%) SAN
5 8 (3.57%) LDAP
6 6 (2.68%) Firewall
6 6 (2.68%) HTTP
6 6 (2.68%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.23%) SSL
8 3 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.34%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.34%) NAS
9 2 (0.89%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.89%) SMTP
9 2 (0.89%) SSH
9 2 (0.89%) VLAN
10 1 (0.45%) FTP
10 1 (0.45%) LAN
10 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (38.39%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.39%) MS Access
3 24 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (8.93%) Oracle Database
6 17 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (4.91%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (4.02%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.68%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.23%) Power BI
12 5 (2.23%) PowerPivot
12 5 (2.23%) QlikView
13 4 (1.79%) DataStage
13 4 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
13 4 (1.79%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.02%) MSI
1 9 (4.02%) Subversion
2 8 (3.57%) NUnit
3 7 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.23%) HP UFT
5 5 (2.23%) JIRA
6 4 (1.79%) TestComplete
7 3 (1.34%) Selenium
7 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.89%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.89%) Toad
8 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.89%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.45%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.45%) JUnit
9 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.45%) TestNG
General
1 61 (27.23%) Finance
2 39 (17.41%) Banking
3 18 (8.04%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.25%) Front Office
5 9 (4.02%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.13%) Back Office
7 5 (2.23%) Advertising
7 5 (2.23%) Marketing
7 5 (2.23%) Publishing
8 4 (1.79%) Legal
9 3 (1.34%) Prime Brokerage
10 2 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.89%) Law
10 2 (0.89%) Retail
10 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.45%) Local Government
11 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (48.66%) Developer
2 37 (16.52%) .NET Developer
3 36 (16.07%) Analyst
4 34 (15.18%) C# Developer
5 24 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (10.71%) VB Developer
6 23 (10.27%) SQL Developer
7 20 (8.93%) VB6 Developer
8 15 (6.70%) VBA Developer
9 13 (5.80%) Administrator
9 13 (5.80%) Excel Developer
10 11 (4.91%) Excel VBA Developer
10 11 (4.91%) SharePoint Developer
11 10 (4.46%) Access Developer
11 10 (4.46%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.02%) Applications Support
12 9 (4.02%) Data Manager
12 9 (4.02%) Windows Engineer
13 8 (3.57%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (44.20%) .NET
2 29 (12.95%) HTML
3 26 (11.61%) ASP.NET
4 25 (11.16%) .NET Framework
5 16 (7.14%) jQuery
5 16 (7.14%) WinForms
6 15 (6.70%) XML
7 11 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (4.91%) Web Services
8 8 (3.57%) WCF
9 7 (3.13%) ADO
9 7 (3.13%) Dapper ORM
9 7 (3.13%) Entity Framework
10 6 (2.68%) J2EE
10 6 (2.68%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (1.79%) CSS
11 4 (1.79%) RESTful
12 3 (1.34%) COM+
12 3 (1.34%) XSL
12 3 (1.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.48%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.46%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.68%) Equities
5 5 (2.23%) Clustering
5 5 (2.23%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.23%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.23%) NHS
6 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.79%) Robotics
6 4 (1.79%) Social Media
7 3 (1.34%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.89%) Fintech
8 2 (0.89%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.89%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 78 (34.82%) Windows
2 21 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 19 (8.48%) Windows 10
4 17 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 12 (5.36%) Linux
7 11 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.46%) MVS
9 9 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.13%) Unix
10 7 (3.13%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.34%) Solaris
12 2 (0.89%) CentOS
12 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.45%) AIX
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.98%) Migration
2 33 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (10.27%) SDLC
4 20 (8.93%) Data Analysis
4 20 (8.93%) MVC
5 17 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (7.59%) Release Management
5 17 (7.59%) Unit Testing
6 15 (6.70%) ITIL
7 14 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 12 (5.36%) ETL
9 11 (4.91%) Automated Testing
9 11 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.91%) Project Management
9 11 (4.91%) Test Scripting
10 10 (4.46%) Analytics
10 10 (4.46%) Change Management
11 9 (4.02%) Information Management
11 9 (4.02%) Integration Testing
11 9 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 121 (54.02%) SQL
2 71 (31.70%) C#
3 50 (22.32%) VB6
3 50 (22.32%) VBA
4 49 (21.88%) VB.NET
5 40 (17.86%) PowerShell
6 38 (16.96%) T-SQL
7 30 (13.39%) VBScript
8 28 (12.50%) Java
9 27 (12.05%) JavaScript
10 21 (9.38%) C
11 20 (8.93%) C++
12 11 (4.91%) VC++
13 10 (4.46%) COBOL
13 10 (4.46%) JCL
14 9 (4.02%) Perl
15 6 (2.68%) PL/SQL
16 5 (2.23%) Python
17 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.89%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 22 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.13%) Degree
3 5 (2.23%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.34%) CISA
5 3 (1.34%) CISM
5 3 (1.34%) CISSP
6 2 (0.89%) CCNA
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.89%) ISEB
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.45%) GISP
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.45%) MCDST
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) MCTS
7 1 (0.45%) PhD
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.80%) QA
2 5 (2.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.89%) DICOM
4 2 (0.89%) FINREP
4 2 (0.89%) HL7
5 1 (0.45%) BS7799
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (14.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.68%) Terminal Services
4 6 (2.68%) vSphere
5 4 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.79%) XenApp
6 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.45%) Docker
7 1 (0.45%) IAG
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.36%) SCCM
2 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (2.23%) WSUS
4 4 (1.79%) Sysprep
5 3 (1.34%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.45%) Control-M
7 1 (0.45%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.45%) OpenView
7 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.45%) Puppet
7 1 (0.45%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 83 (37.05%) Microsoft
2 41 (18.30%) Oracle
3 20 (8.93%) VMware
4 13 (5.80%) Citrix
5 9 (4.02%) Cisco
5 9 (4.02%) Rackspace
6 8 (3.57%) IBM
7 7 (3.13%) Hyperion
7 7 (3.13%) RedGate
7 7 (3.13%) Tableau
8 6 (2.68%) Blue Prism
9 5 (2.23%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.23%) LANDesk
9 5 (2.23%) Sybase
10 4 (1.79%) Adobe
10 4 (1.79%) Cognos
10 4 (1.79%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.79%) NetApp
10 4 (1.79%) Omniture
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