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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 53 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing VB 6 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.00% 0.44% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 1.21% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £330 - £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+84.48% +28.88%

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
148 248 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.67% 35.99% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 144 108
Median daily rate £350 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.85% -24.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017, 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 10 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (40.00%) CISSP
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) Service Management
3 8 (40.00%) CISM
3 8 (40.00%) GIAC
3 8 (40.00%) Information Security
3 8 (40.00%) GCIA
3 8 (40.00%) GCIH
3 8 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (40.00%) CEH
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) Remedy
4 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) VBScript
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (20.00%) BladeLogic

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 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Deployment Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Remedy Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (10.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) D3.js
1 2 (10.00%) Highcharts JS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (40.00%) Information Security
1 8 (40.00%) Service Management
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 4 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) VBScript
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CEH
1 8 (40.00%) CISM
1 8 (40.00%) CISSP
1 8 (40.00%) GCIA
1 8 (40.00%) GCIH
1 8 (40.00%) GIAC
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) BladeLogic
1 4 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
1 4 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Remedy
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya
3 2 (10.00%) Genesys
4 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec