The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / South East
Rank 193 182 167
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing VB 45 70 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.84% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 2.46% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 31
Median daily rate £328 £338 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £437 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £24.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.37% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £40.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.65 £40.00 £54.20
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2391 2848 3174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.94% 34.33% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1798 1791
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 124 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £16.06 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.40 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 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
Hampshire +2 14 - - 4
Buckinghamshire +10 11 £318 - 2
Berkshire -2 7 £338 -15.67% 2
Kent +1 5 £248 -25.00% 4
East Sussex +4 4 £425 -9.09% 1
Surrey +7 2 £395 +19.69% 6
West Sussex +2 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -6 1 - - 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for VB.

1 73 (59.35%) SQL
2 65 (52.85%) Microsoft
3 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
4 53 (43.09%) .NET
5 52 (42.28%) C#
6 51 (41.46%) Windows
7 35 (28.46%) Oracle
8 31 (25.20%) PowerShell
9 29 (23.58%) Security Cleared
9 29 (23.58%) Visual Studio
9 29 (23.58%) JavaScript
10 26 (21.14%) MS Excel
11 25 (20.33%) T-SQL
11 25 (20.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 24 (19.51%) SC Cleared
12 24 (19.51%) Active Directory
13 23 (18.70%) Java
13 23 (18.70%) XML
14 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (15.45%) MS Access
15 19 (15.45%) DNS
16 18 (14.63%) MVC
16 18 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (14.63%) Windows Server
17 17 (13.82%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (13.82%) jQuery
17 17 (13.82%) WSUS
17 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (10.57%) IIS
2 12 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (8.94%) Skype for Business
4 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.25%) SAS
5 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.44%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.63%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.63%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 26 (21.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.44%) MS Project
3 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.45%) DNS
2 12 (9.76%) DHCP
2 12 (9.76%) SMTP
3 11 (8.94%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (8.94%) LAN
3 11 (8.94%) Skype
3 11 (8.94%) WAN
4 7 (5.69%) Kerberos
5 4 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.63%) Internet
6 2 (1.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (15.45%) MS Access
5 17 (13.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (10.57%) Big Data
6 13 (10.57%) Hadoop
6 13 (10.57%) Relational Database
7 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (7.32%) MySQL
9 8 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database
11 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (3.25%) DB2
12 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
12 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (23.58%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.50%) MSI
2 8 (6.50%) Selenium
3 7 (5.69%) NUnit
3 7 (5.69%) SpecFlow
3 7 (5.69%) WiX
4 4 (3.25%) Subversion
5 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.81%) Calabash
7 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA
7 1 (0.81%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (13.01%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.07%) Electronics
5 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (46.34%) Developer
2 27 (21.95%) Analyst
3 23 (18.70%) .NET Developer
4 11 (8.94%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Software Developer
6 9 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Security Analyst
7 8 (6.50%) SQL Developer
8 7 (5.69%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Consultant
9 6 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Active Directory Consultant
10 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (4.07%) VBA Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (43.09%) .NET
2 23 (18.70%) XML
3 17 (13.82%) ASP.NET
3 17 (13.82%) jQuery
4 14 (11.38%) Web Services
5 13 (10.57%) .NET Framework
6 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (8.13%) HTML
8 9 (7.32%) Ajax
8 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 9 (7.32%) CSS
8 9 (7.32%) Entity Framework
9 8 (6.50%) Breeze.js
9 8 (6.50%) Durandal
9 8 (6.50%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (6.50%) React
9 8 (6.50%) WCF
10 7 (5.69%) Express
10 7 (5.69%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.50%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.25%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.25%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.63%) NHS
5 2 (1.63%) Statistics
6 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 51 (41.46%) Windows
2 18 (14.63%) Windows Server
2 18 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (9.76%) Android
5 7 (5.69%) Unix
6 6 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.25%) MVS
7 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.25%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.44%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.63%) MVC
2 17 (13.82%) ITIL
3 15 (12.20%) SDLC
4 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 12 (9.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 11 (8.94%) Data Centre Operations
6 11 (8.94%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 11 (8.94%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 10 (8.13%) Service Management
7 10 (8.13%) TDD
8 9 (7.32%) Information Security
8 9 (7.32%) Web Development
9 8 (6.50%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.50%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (6.50%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (5.69%) Full Text Search
10 7 (5.69%) Scrum
11 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 73 (59.35%) SQL
2 52 (42.28%) C#
3 31 (25.20%) PowerShell
4 29 (23.58%) JavaScript
5 25 (20.33%) T-SQL
6 23 (18.70%) Java
7 16 (13.01%) C++
8 15 (12.20%) C
9 14 (11.38%) VBA
10 13 (10.57%) VBScript
11 12 (9.76%) VB.NET
12 10 (8.13%) Python
12 10 (8.13%) VB6
13 9 (7.32%) TypeScript
14 5 (4.07%) MATLAB
14 5 (4.07%) PHP
15 4 (3.25%) Perl
15 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
15 4 (3.25%) R
15 4 (3.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (23.58%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.50%) CEH
3 8 (6.50%) CISM
3 8 (6.50%) CISSP
3 8 (6.50%) Degree
3 8 (6.50%) GCIA
3 8 (6.50%) GCIH
3 8 (6.50%) GIAC
4 4 (3.25%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.63%) HND
6 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.81%) CCA
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
1 4 (3.25%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (13.82%) WSUS
2 12 (9.76%) AirWatch
2 12 (9.76%) NetBackup
2 12 (9.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (5.69%) SCCM
4 6 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.25%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.63%) SCOM
6 2 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.81%) Control-M
7 1 (0.81%) Nessus
Vendors
1 65 (52.85%) Microsoft
2 35 (28.46%) Oracle
3 16 (13.01%) HP
4 15 (12.20%) VMware
5 14 (11.38%) Remedy
6 13 (10.57%) Symantec
7 12 (9.76%) Cisco
7 12 (9.76%) MobileIron
8 8 (6.50%) BMC
8 8 (6.50%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.63%) Avaya
9 2 (1.63%) Genesys
9 2 (1.63%) Mercator
9 2 (1.63%) SAP
10 1 (0.81%) Capita
10 1 (0.81%) Citrix
10 1 (0.81%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.81%) ILOG
10 1 (0.81%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.81%) Telerik
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