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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing VB 21 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.49% 1.69% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.64% 5.37% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£330 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -15.00%
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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
275 242 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.58% 31.47% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 151 53
Average daily rate £340 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 12 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 8 (22.22%) ITIL
5 8 (22.22%) ATM
5 8 (22.22%) Tivoli
5 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Build Automation
5 8 (22.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 7 (19.44%) Java
7 6 (16.67%) VBScript
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
8 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 5 (13.89%) UNIX
8 5 (13.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle
8 5 (13.89%) HP
9 4 (11.11%) TIBCO
9 4 (11.11%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (11.11%) VBA
9 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.11%) Banking
9 4 (11.11%) Change Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (5.56%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.78%) Staffware
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) ATM
2 3 (8.33%) CDMA
2 3 (8.33%) GSM
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) DB2
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Ingres
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
2 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) eggPlant
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) MSI
4 1 (2.78%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Tester
4 3 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.78%) QA Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) VBA Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) WinForms
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) XHTML
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) iPhone
1 3 (8.33%) SCADA
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
3 12 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.89%) UNIX
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Android
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.56%) AIX
6 2 (5.56%) Solaris
6 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
1 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
1 8 (22.22%) Build Automation
2 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.33%) QMS
4 3 (8.33%) System Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.56%) SOA
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.78%) UML
6 1 (2.78%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) VBScript
3 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.11%) VBA
5 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) COBOL
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) VB6
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Tivoli
1 8 (22.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
1 5 (13.89%) HP
2 4 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 3 (8.33%) AppSense
3 3 (8.33%) Dell
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Remedy
4 2 (5.56%) Northgate
5 1 (2.78%) SumTotal
5 1 (2.78%) Saba
5 1 (2.78%) BMC
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