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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 58 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing VB 18 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.95% 2.98% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 10.12% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 1
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£325 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -13.04%
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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
276 257 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.93% 29.44% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 142 88
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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
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 24 April 2015, 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 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) SQL
4 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 8 (24.24%) ATM
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
6 8 (24.24%) Tivoli
6 8 (24.24%) Build Automation
6 8 (24.24%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
6 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
7 7 (21.21%) Java
7 7 (21.21%) .NET
8 6 (18.18%) DB2
8 6 (18.18%) MS Office
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (18.18%) Banking
8 6 (18.18%) Change Management
9 5 (15.15%) DB2 UDB
9 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.15%) HP
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.15%) VBScript
9 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.12%) IIS
10 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
10 4 (12.12%) SLA
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (12.12%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.03%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.03%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) ATM
2 3 (9.09%) LDAP
2 3 (9.09%) CDMA
2 3 (9.09%) GSM
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) DB2
2 5 (15.15%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) MS Access
4 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) eggPlant
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) WinForms
2 3 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) iPad
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 3 (9.09%) iPhone
1 3 (9.09%) SCADA
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Telematics
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (9.09%) Android
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX
7 2 (6.06%) AIX
7 2 (6.06%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
1 8 (24.24%) Build Automation
1 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
2 6 (18.18%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) QMS
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) VBScript
5 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.09%) VBA
5 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CISSP
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Tivoli
1 8 (24.24%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) HP
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) TIBCO
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) AppSense
3 3 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (6.06%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) BMC
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) SumTotal
5 1 (3.03%) Saba