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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 53 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing VB 11 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.77% 1.16% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 4.12% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Median daily rate £450 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £293 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +86.93%
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
191 291 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.71% 28.12% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 150 121
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.30 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £18.70 £16.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 12 (75.00%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
3 9 (56.25%) CISM
3 9 (56.25%) GIAC
3 9 (56.25%) Information Security
3 9 (56.25%) GCIA
3 9 (56.25%) GCIH
3 9 (56.25%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (56.25%) CEH
3 9 (56.25%) Python
3 9 (56.25%) CISSP
3 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (56.25%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Unix
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (25.00%) Service Management
6 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (18.75%) Big Data
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 3 (18.75%) Hadoop

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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Security Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Information Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Junior
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Information Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Information Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) jQuery
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) Laravel
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) D3.js
3 1 (6.25%) Highcharts JS
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (56.25%) Ethical Hacking
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) MapReduce
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
3 9 (56.25%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CEH
1 9 (56.25%) CISM
1 9 (56.25%) CISSP
1 9 (56.25%) GCIA
1 9 (56.25%) GCIH
1 9 (56.25%) GIAC
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Avaya
2 1 (6.25%) Genesys
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Milton Keynes
Lawrence Harvey
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