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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / London
Rank 286 276 264
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing VB 111 144 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.67% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.59% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 97 110
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 £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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8689 9029 9071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.49% 42.10% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6496 6699 6697
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 45
Median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.62 £18.56 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -5 12 £330 -17.50% 12
Kingston Upon Thames -4 7 £375 -
Croydon -1 2 £338 +14.40%
Canary Wharf -3 2 £260 -42.22%
Westminster +3 1 £380 -13.63%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for VB.

1 115 (53.00%) SQL
2 104 (47.93%) .NET
3 83 (38.25%) C#
4 81 (37.33%) SQL Server
5 78 (35.94%) Microsoft
6 74 (34.10%) Windows
7 69 (31.80%) Finance
8 46 (21.20%) VB.NET
9 44 (20.28%) VBA
9 44 (20.28%) MS Excel
9 44 (20.28%) Banking
9 44 (20.28%) VB6
10 43 (19.82%) PowerShell
11 41 (18.89%) Oracle
12 40 (18.43%) Migration
13 33 (15.21%) Java
14 32 (14.75%) IIS
14 32 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (13.82%) HTML
16 29 (13.36%) Active Directory
17 27 (12.44%) VBScript
18 26 (11.98%) MS Access
18 26 (11.98%) .NET Framework
19 24 (11.06%) T-SQL
19 24 (11.06%) JavaScript
20 23 (10.60%) MVC
20 23 (10.60%) Security Cleared
21 22 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
21 22 (10.14%) Oracle Database
21 22 (10.14%) Office 365

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 32 (14.75%) IIS
2 22 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (5.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (4.15%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.30%) Apache
6 5 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.30%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.38%) CMS
8 3 (1.38%) Confluence
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.92%) JBoss
9 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (20.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.30%) MS Office
2 5 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.84%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.84%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (1.84%) Sprinklr
3 3 (1.38%) HFM
4 1 (0.46%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.46%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.46%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.14%) Office 365
2 18 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.84%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.84%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.84%) SaaS
4 2 (0.92%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.37%) DNS
2 12 (5.53%) Internet
2 12 (5.53%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.69%) DHCP
3 8 (3.69%) SAN
4 7 (3.23%) LDAP
5 6 (2.76%) NetScaler
6 5 (2.30%) HTTP
6 5 (2.30%) SSL
7 4 (1.84%) Firewall
8 3 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.38%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.38%) NAS
9 2 (0.92%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.46%) SMTP
10 1 (0.46%) SSH
10 1 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (37.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.98%) MS Access
3 22 (10.14%) Oracle Database
3 22 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (5.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (5.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (4.15%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.30%) QlikView
10 5 (2.30%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.84%) DataStage
11 4 (1.84%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (1.84%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.38%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.38%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 9 (4.15%) Subversion
2 8 (3.69%) MSI
3 7 (3.23%) NUnit
3 7 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.30%) HP UFT
4 5 (2.30%) JIRA
5 4 (1.84%) TestComplete
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.38%) Toad
6 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 69 (31.80%) Finance
2 44 (20.28%) Banking
3 19 (8.76%) Front Office
4 18 (8.29%) Investment Banking
5 16 (7.37%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.76%) Back Office
7 5 (2.30%) Marketing
7 5 (2.30%) Publishing
8 3 (1.38%) Advertising
9 2 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Prime Brokerage
9 2 (0.92%) Retail
10 1 (0.46%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) Games
10 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (49.31%) Developer
2 44 (20.28%) .NET Developer
3 42 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 35 (16.13%) Analyst
5 33 (15.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (11.06%) VB Developer
7 19 (8.76%) VB6 Developer
8 18 (8.29%) SQL Developer
9 15 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (5.53%) Applications Support
10 12 (5.53%) VBA Developer
11 11 (5.07%) Access Developer
11 11 (5.07%) Administrator
11 11 (5.07%) SharePoint Developer
12 10 (4.61%) Excel Developer
12 10 (4.61%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (4.15%) Business Analyst
13 9 (4.15%) Excel VBA Developer
13 9 (4.15%) WinForms Developer
14 8 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (47.93%) .NET
2 30 (13.82%) HTML
3 26 (11.98%) .NET Framework
4 21 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 16 (7.37%) WinForms
6 14 (6.45%) jQuery
7 11 (5.07%) XML
8 10 (4.61%) Web Services
9 9 (4.15%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (3.69%) WCF
11 7 (3.23%) ADO
11 7 (3.23%) Dapper ORM
11 7 (3.23%) Entity Framework
12 6 (2.76%) J2EE
13 5 (2.30%) CSS
14 4 (1.84%) XSLT
15 3 (1.38%) COM+
15 3 (1.38%) Middleware
15 3 (1.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.83%) Client/Server
2 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.99%) Equities
4 6 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.30%) NHS
6 4 (1.84%) Clustering
6 4 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.84%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.84%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.84%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.84%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.84%) Social Media
7 2 (0.92%) Fintech
7 2 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.92%) PACS
7 2 (0.92%) Robotics
7 2 (0.92%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (0.92%) Wiki
8 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 74 (34.10%) Windows
2 18 (8.29%) Windows 10
2 18 (8.29%) Windows Server
3 15 (6.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 13 (5.99%) Unix
6 11 (5.07%) Linux
7 10 (4.61%) MVS
7 10 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.30%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.38%) Solaris
11 2 (0.92%) CentOS
11 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.43%) Migration
2 32 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (10.60%) MVC
4 21 (9.68%) SDLC
5 18 (8.29%) ITIL
6 16 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (6.91%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (6.91%) Release Management
7 15 (6.91%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.45%) Data Analysis
9 12 (5.53%) Change Management
10 10 (4.61%) Automated Testing
11 9 (4.15%) Analytics
11 9 (4.15%) ETL
11 9 (4.15%) Mathematics
11 9 (4.15%) Test Scripting
12 8 (3.69%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.69%) Integration Testing
12 8 (3.69%) Project Management
12 8 (3.69%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 115 (53.00%) SQL
2 83 (38.25%) C#
3 46 (21.20%) VB.NET
4 44 (20.28%) VB6
4 44 (20.28%) VBA
5 43 (19.82%) PowerShell
6 33 (15.21%) Java
7 27 (12.44%) VBScript
8 24 (11.06%) JavaScript
8 24 (11.06%) T-SQL
9 19 (8.76%) C
10 17 (7.83%) C++
10 17 (7.83%) Perl
11 11 (5.07%) VC++
12 10 (4.61%) COBOL
12 10 (4.61%) JCL
12 10 (4.61%) Shell Script
13 8 (3.69%) PHP
14 6 (2.76%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.76%) CTC Cleared
2 6 (2.76%) Degree
3 5 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.38%) CISA
4 3 (1.38%) CISM
4 3 (1.38%) CISSP
5 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) ISEB
5 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.46%) CCNA
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.46%) GISP
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.46%) MCDST
6 1 (0.46%) MCSE
6 1 (0.46%) MCTS
6 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.61%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.38%) PMO
3 2 (0.92%) DICOM
3 2 (0.92%) FINREP
3 2 (0.92%) HL7
3 2 (0.92%) IFRS
3 2 (0.92%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.46%) BS7799
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (13.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.30%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.30%) vSphere
5 4 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.38%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.38%) XenApp
7 1 (0.46%) Docker
7 1 (0.46%) IAG
7 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.53%) SCCM
2 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (2.30%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.30%) WSUS
4 4 (1.84%) Sysprep
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.46%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.46%) Control-M
6 1 (0.46%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.46%) OpenView
6 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 41 (18.89%) Oracle
3 20 (9.22%) VMware
4 18 (8.29%) Citrix
5 11 (5.07%) IBM
6 9 (4.15%) Cisco
6 9 (4.15%) Rackspace
7 7 (3.23%) Hyperion
7 7 (3.23%) LANDesk
7 7 (3.23%) RedGate
8 6 (2.76%) Tableau
9 5 (2.30%) NetApp
9 5 (2.30%) Sybase
10 4 (1.84%) Adobe
10 4 (1.84%) Blue Prism
10 4 (1.84%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.84%) Cognos
10 4 (1.84%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.84%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.84%) Omniture
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago