The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 51 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing VB 17 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.00% 1.33% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.76% 3.89% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £348 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -12.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
219 257 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.80% 34.18% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 139 117
Average daily rate £388 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.70 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £19.50 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Milton Keynes region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Milton Keynes region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
3 11 (31.43%) Oracle
4 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (28.57%) UNIX
4 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) VBScript
6 7 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (17.14%) Wise Package Studio
7 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
7 6 (17.14%) TIBCO EMS
7 6 (17.14%) Application Packaging
7 6 (17.14%) ITIL
7 6 (17.14%) TIBCO
7 6 (17.14%) TIBCO Hawk
7 6 (17.14%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (17.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (17.14%) MSI
7 6 (17.14%) WSH
8 5 (14.29%) C#
8 5 (14.29%) .NET
8 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 5 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (14.29%) Migration
9 4 (11.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (11.43%) Firewall
9 4 (11.43%) Staffware

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.71%) FileNet
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (11.43%) Staffware
2 4 (11.43%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (5.71%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) ATM
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) MS Access
3 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) DB2
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MSI
1 6 (17.14%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (11.43%) Ant
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) MI Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Junior
5 2 (5.71%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Development Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Report Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Excel Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) WSH
1 6 (17.14%) Application Packaging
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.71%) Servlets
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) EMC Centera
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
3 10 (28.57%) UNIX
3 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) AIX
4 3 (8.57%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows NT
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (11.43%) Workflow
4 3 (8.57%) Data Security
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security
4 3 (8.57%) UML
4 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (8.57%) SIEM
4 3 (8.57%) Cyber Security
5 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.71%) BDD
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Build Automation
5 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 1 (2.86%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) VBScript
3 5 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) VBA
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (17.14%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (11.43%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (2.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) TIBCO
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) Remedy
5 2 (5.71%) Kofax
5 2 (5.71%) ReadSoft
6 1 (2.86%) SumTotal
6 1 (2.86%) Saba
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
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