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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 65 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.65% - 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £320 - £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £34.78 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.80% +14.01%
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
323 259 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 52.69% 45.04% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 203 196
Median daily rate £465 £404 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +35.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Oxford - 2 £215 -
Kidlington - 1 £425 -
Witney - 1 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) UML

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SSRS Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Telerik