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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 58 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing VB 14 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.70% 1.09% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.04% 3.05% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£426 £310 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £322 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £26.40 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.01% -4.00%
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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
199 262 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.21% 35.55% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 133 102
Average daily rate £380 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% +6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £35.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) UNIX
3 11 (37.93%) Oracle
4 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) TIBCO
6 6 (20.69%) TIBCO Hawk
6 6 (20.69%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.69%) TIBCO EMS
6 6 (20.69%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Application Packaging
7 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
7 5 (17.24%) Wise Package Studio
7 5 (17.24%) VBScript
7 5 (17.24%) C#
7 5 (17.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (17.24%) MSI
7 5 (17.24%) WSH
7 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
8 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
8 4 (13.79%) .NET
8 4 (13.79%) Ant
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.69%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (6.90%) FileNet
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) SAS
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (13.79%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (13.79%) Staffware
3 2 (6.90%) AWD
4 1 (3.45%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) ATM
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.34%) DB2
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.45%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.45%) MS Access
5 1 (3.45%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Wise Package Studio
1 5 (17.24%) MSI
2 4 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (13.79%) Ant
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Applications Packager
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Application Packaging
1 5 (17.24%) WSH
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) EMC Centera
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) UNIX
3 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
3 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) AIX
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows NT
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
2 4 (13.79%) Workflow
3 3 (10.34%) Data Security
3 3 (10.34%) Information Security
3 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (10.34%) System Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
3 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
3 3 (10.34%) SIEM
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Build Automation
4 2 (6.90%) BDD
4 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) VBScript
2 5 (17.24%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) VB6
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) COBOL
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
1 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) TIBCO Hawk
2 5 (17.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
4 2 (6.90%) Remedy
4 2 (6.90%) Kofax
4 2 (6.90%) ReadSoft
5 1 (3.45%) SumTotal
5 1 (3.45%) Saba
5 1 (3.45%) Northgate
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
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Lorien Resourcing
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago