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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 312 321 256
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -65
Contract jobs citing VB 116 103 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.46% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 1.03% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 134
Median daily rate £370 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% +57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +4.83%
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
9810 10000 10067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.61% 44.32% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7355 7508 7696
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
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 £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 70 49
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.23 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% +7.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £54.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -14 16 £330 -22.35% 9
Greenford - 7 £413 -
Kingston Upon Thames +7 5 £365 -
Croydon -19 2 £325 +19.26%
Westminster - 2 £373 -
Canary Wharf +4 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 114 (54.29%) SQL
2 81 (38.57%) Microsoft
3 75 (35.71%) .NET
4 67 (31.90%) MS Excel
5 65 (30.95%) Windows
5 65 (30.95%) SQL Server
6 59 (28.10%) Finance
7 55 (26.19%) C#
8 43 (20.48%) VBA
8 43 (20.48%) Oracle
9 39 (18.57%) PowerShell
10 37 (17.62%) VB6
11 35 (16.67%) Migration
11 35 (16.67%) T-SQL
12 34 (16.19%) VBScript
12 34 (16.19%) Java
13 33 (15.71%) VB.NET
13 33 (15.71%) Active Directory
13 33 (15.71%) Banking
14 31 (14.76%) IIS
15 28 (13.33%) ASP.NET
16 26 (12.38%) C++
17 25 (11.90%) C
17 25 (11.90%) .NET Framework
17 25 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (11.43%) SDLC
18 24 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 23 (10.95%) HTML
19 23 (10.95%) JavaScript

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 31 (14.76%) IIS
2 14 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.86%) Apache
3 6 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.38%) CMS
5 4 (1.90%) IBM Domino
5 4 (1.90%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.48%) SAS
8 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 67 (31.90%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.71%) MS Office
3 11 (5.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (2.86%) MS Project
6 5 (2.38%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.90%) Sprinklr
2 3 (1.43%) HFM
3 1 (0.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.48%) Relativity
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) Sophis RISQUE
3 1 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.57%) Office 365
2 11 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.90%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.90%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.90%) SaaS
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.95%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.00%) Internet
2 16 (7.62%) DNS
3 14 (6.67%) Firewall
4 11 (5.24%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.76%) DHCP
5 10 (4.76%) LDAP
5 10 (4.76%) SAN
6 8 (3.81%) HTTP
7 5 (2.38%) Kerberos
7 5 (2.38%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.38%) SSL
8 3 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.43%) NAS
8 3 (1.43%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.95%) SMTP
9 2 (0.95%) SSH
9 2 (0.95%) VLAN
10 1 (0.48%) LAN
10 1 (0.48%) WAN
10 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.95%) MS Access
2 23 (10.95%) Oracle Database
2 23 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.33%) QlikView
7 7 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.38%) Power BI
9 5 (2.38%) PowerPivot
9 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.90%) DataStage
10 4 (1.90%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (1.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.24%) Subversion
2 10 (4.76%) HP UFT
3 8 (3.81%) NUnit
4 7 (3.33%) MSI
4 7 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.86%) TestComplete
5 6 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.90%) JIRA
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.90%) Selenium
7 3 (1.43%) ClearQuest
7 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.43%) Toad
8 2 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.95%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.95%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.95%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.48%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.48%) JBuilder
General
1 59 (28.10%) Finance
2 33 (15.71%) Banking
3 20 (9.52%) Front Office
4 18 (8.57%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.81%) Back Office
6 7 (3.33%) Advertising
7 6 (2.86%) Marketing
7 6 (2.86%) Publishing
8 4 (1.90%) Legal
9 2 (0.95%) Law
9 2 (0.95%) Prime Brokerage
9 2 (0.95%) Retail
9 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.48%) Automotive
10 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Electronics
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.48%) Local Government
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (42.86%) Developer
2 38 (18.10%) Analyst
3 31 (14.76%) .NET Developer
4 27 (12.86%) C# Developer
5 21 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 19 (9.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (7.62%) VB Developer
8 13 (6.19%) Administrator
8 13 (6.19%) VB6 Developer
9 11 (5.24%) Applications Support
9 11 (5.24%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.76%) VBA Developer
11 9 (4.29%) Consultant
11 9 (4.29%) Data Manager
12 8 (3.81%) Excel Developer
12 8 (3.81%) Systems Manager
13 7 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.33%) DBA
13 7 (3.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (35.71%) .NET
2 28 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 25 (11.90%) .NET Framework
4 23 (10.95%) HTML
4 23 (10.95%) XML
5 17 (8.10%) jQuery
6 16 (7.62%) Web Services
7 13 (6.19%) WinForms
8 9 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (4.29%) XSL
9 8 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (3.81%) Entity Framework
10 7 (3.33%) ADO
10 7 (3.33%) Dapper ORM
11 6 (2.86%) CSS
12 5 (2.38%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.38%) SAML
12 5 (2.38%) WCF
13 4 (1.90%) Middleware
13 4 (1.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.10%) Client/Server
3 12 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.29%) Fixed Income
4 9 (4.29%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.33%) Derivative
6 6 (2.86%) Clustering
6 6 (2.86%) Equities
7 5 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.38%) NHS
7 5 (2.38%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.90%) Robotics
8 4 (1.90%) Social Media
9 3 (1.43%) CMDB
9 3 (1.43%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.43%) Fintech
9 3 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.95%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 65 (30.95%) Windows
2 17 (8.10%) Linux
3 16 (7.62%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.19%) Unix
4 13 (6.19%) Windows 10
5 12 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.76%) MVS
7 9 (4.29%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.81%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.38%) Solaris
11 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.48%) CentOS
12 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.67%) Migration
2 24 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (11.43%) SDLC
3 19 (9.05%) Unit Testing
4 17 (8.10%) MVC
5 16 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 14 (6.67%) ITIL
7 14 (6.67%) Release Management
8 13 (6.19%) Data Modelling
8 13 (6.19%) ETL
9 11 (5.24%) Automated Testing
9 11 (5.24%) Test Scripting
10 10 (4.76%) Analytics
10 10 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.76%) Project Management
11 9 (4.29%) Information Management
11 9 (4.29%) Investment Management
11 9 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (54.29%) SQL
2 55 (26.19%) C#
3 43 (20.48%) VBA
4 39 (18.57%) PowerShell
5 37 (17.62%) VB6
6 35 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 34 (16.19%) Java
7 34 (16.19%) VBScript
8 33 (15.71%) VB.NET
9 26 (12.38%) C++
10 25 (11.90%) C
11 23 (10.95%) JavaScript
12 13 (6.19%) Perl
13 11 (5.24%) VC++
14 10 (4.76%) COBOL
14 10 (4.76%) JCL
14 10 (4.76%) PL/SQL
15 9 (4.29%) Python
16 6 (2.86%) Shell Script
17 5 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (5.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.33%) Degree
3 5 (2.38%) CISA
3 5 (2.38%) CISM
3 5 (2.38%) CISSP
4 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.43%) PhD
6 2 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.95%) CCNA
6 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) MCITP
6 2 (0.95%) MCSA
6 2 (0.95%) MCSE
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.48%) PMP
7 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.19%) QA
2 5 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.95%) DICOM
4 2 (0.95%) FINREP
4 2 (0.95%) HL7
5 1 (0.48%) BS7799
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.90%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.43%) vSphere
8 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.95%) XenApp
9 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.48%) Docker
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (7.14%) SCCM
2 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (1.90%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.90%) WSUS
4 3 (1.43%) Control-M
4 3 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.95%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.95%) OpenView
5 2 (0.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.48%) Netcool
6 1 (0.48%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.48%) Puppet
6 1 (0.48%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.48%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 81 (38.57%) Microsoft
2 43 (20.48%) Oracle
3 20 (9.52%) VMware
4 16 (7.62%) Citrix
5 11 (5.24%) Cisco
6 9 (4.29%) IBM
6 9 (4.29%) Rackspace
7 7 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.33%) Hyperion
7 7 (3.33%) RedGate
7 7 (3.33%) Tableau
8 6 (2.86%) Blue Prism
8 6 (2.86%) Google
9 5 (2.38%) Cyber-Ark
9 5 (2.38%) NetApp
10 4 (1.90%) Adobe
10 4 (1.90%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.90%) HP
10 4 (1.90%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.90%) Lotus
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