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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 67 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.16% - 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +11.88%
VB
South East

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
343 340 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 56.51% 46.96% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 256 91
Median daily rate £400 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £220
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 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +45.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £36.85 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £63.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 2 (28.57%) ActiveX
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
4 1 (14.29%) Fintech
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments

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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ActiveX
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (14.29%) EDI
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
1 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
3 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP 5
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP