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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 53 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing VB 12 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.77% 3.43% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.32% 10.49% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 13
Median daily rate £500 £338 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +29.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £316
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £25.80
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -5.02%
VB
Buckinghamshire

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
190 267 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.06% 32.68% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 162 154
Median daily rate £350 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VB.

1 22 (81.48%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
3 19 (70.37%) PowerShell
4 16 (59.26%) Java
4 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
5 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 15 (55.56%) Finance
6 14 (51.85%) Unix
7 13 (48.15%) LDAP
7 13 (48.15%) SMTP
7 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
7 13 (48.15%) PHP
7 13 (48.15%) HTML
7 13 (48.15%) .NET
7 13 (48.15%) IIS
7 13 (48.15%) MS Office
7 13 (48.15%) CSS
7 13 (48.15%) Project Management
7 13 (48.15%) jQuery
7 13 (48.15%) Web Development
7 13 (48.15%) HTML5
7 13 (48.15%) Laravel
7 13 (48.15%) AngularJS
7 13 (48.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (48.15%) Technical Analysis
8 12 (44.44%) Security Operations
8 12 (44.44%) DevOps
8 12 (44.44%) Workflow
8 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 13 (48.15%) IIS
2 11 (40.74%) Apache
2 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
3 6 (22.22%) SAS
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (48.15%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) LDAP
1 13 (48.15%) SMTP
2 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) PowerPivot
2 5 (18.52%) QlikView
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) PowerCenter
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) SAS Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) QlikView Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) SAS Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Information Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
1 13 (48.15%) AngularJS
1 13 (48.15%) CSS
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
1 13 (48.15%) HTML5
1 13 (48.15%) jQuery
1 13 (48.15%) Laravel
1 13 (48.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 11 (40.74%) SOAP
2 11 (40.74%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Unix
2 11 (40.74%) zOS
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Project Management
1 13 (48.15%) Technical Analysis
1 13 (48.15%) Web Development
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) DevOps
2 12 (44.44%) Security Operations
2 12 (44.44%) Workflow
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security
4 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 19 (70.37%) PowerShell
4 16 (59.26%) Java
5 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
5 13 (48.15%) PHP
6 6 (22.22%) Python
6 6 (22.22%) VBA
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CEH
1 6 (22.22%) CISM
1 6 (22.22%) CISSP
1 6 (22.22%) GCIA
1 6 (22.22%) GCIH
1 6 (22.22%) GIAC
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) Teradata
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy