The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 57 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing VB 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.18% 0.59% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 1.19% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £310 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.00%
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 Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
270 252 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 48.13% 49.41% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 214 152
Median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Median hourly rate £28.90 £39.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.91% +110.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £38.10 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £39.00 £27.50
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 Oxfordshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Witney - 1 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (25.00%) Telerik
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Application Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Telerik