The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
VB
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
174 155 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 58.39% 43.30% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 129 47
Median daily rate £375 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Oxford region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Oxford region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) EDI
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (50.00%) Fintech

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) EDI
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) PHP 5
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) SAP