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 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 149 184 115
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -69
Contract jobs citing VB 114 94 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 0.96% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 2.74% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 59 74
Median daily rate £350 £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £413 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £26.13
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 - £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 - £41.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +74.47%
VB
England

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
3228 3427 2965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.67% 35.04% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2026 2179 1635
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 104 105
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.25 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

VB Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 August 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
Hampshire +26 53 £335 -1.47% 4
Berkshire +7 25 £450 +28.57% 4
Buckinghamshire +24 21 £360 +10.76% 2
Surrey +8 7 - - 5
Kent +14 3 - - 1
West Sussex -5 2 £300 -11.11%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 South East region with a requirement for VB.

1 149 (62.87%) SQL
2 123 (51.90%) Microsoft
3 112 (47.26%) SQL Server
4 99 (41.77%) C#
5 94 (39.66%) .NET
6 87 (36.71%) Windows
7 84 (35.44%) Oracle
8 80 (33.76%) JavaScript
9 72 (30.38%) PowerShell
10 64 (27.00%) Visual Studio
11 63 (26.58%) CSS
12 62 (26.16%) MS Excel
13 60 (25.32%) HTML
14 58 (24.47%) T-SQL
14 58 (24.47%) Security Cleared
15 57 (24.05%) IIS
16 55 (23.21%) Java
16 55 (23.21%) XML
17 54 (22.78%) ASP.NET
18 52 (21.94%) jQuery
19 47 (19.83%) VB6
19 47 (19.83%) VBScript
20 46 (19.41%) Active Directory
21 45 (18.99%) MVC
21 45 (18.99%) Web Development
22 44 (18.57%) Relational Database
23 39 (16.46%) SC Cleared
24 37 (15.61%) SDLC
25 36 (15.19%) PL/SQL
26 35 (14.77%) DCOM

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 57 (24.05%) IIS
2 14 (5.91%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.22%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.95%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.53%) SAS
7 5 (2.11%) Drupal
7 5 (2.11%) Joomla!
7 5 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.11%) WordPress
8 4 (1.69%) Apache
9 3 (1.27%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.84%) JBoss
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.42%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 62 (26.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.59%) MS Office
3 12 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.69%) IaaS
3 2 (0.84%) Office 365
3 2 (0.84%) PaaS
3 2 (0.84%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.66%) DNS
2 19 (8.02%) DHCP
3 18 (7.59%) HTTP
4 14 (5.91%) SMTP
5 13 (5.49%) TCP/IP
6 12 (5.06%) SAN
7 11 (4.64%) IPsec
7 11 (4.64%) Kerberos
7 11 (4.64%) Software-Defined Networking
7 11 (4.64%) VPN
8 10 (4.22%) BGP
8 10 (4.22%) Internet
8 10 (4.22%) IPv6
9 8 (3.38%) LAN
9 8 (3.38%) WAN
10 7 (2.95%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (2.95%) LDAP
10 7 (2.95%) Skype
11 4 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (47.26%) SQL Server
2 44 (18.57%) Relational Database
3 28 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (8.44%) MS Access
6 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (7.59%) RDBMS
8 11 (4.64%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.80%) Big Data
9 9 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.80%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.95%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.53%) MySQL
12 5 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.11%) PowerPivot
13 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.69%) QlikView
14 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 64 (27.00%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.70%) Subversion
3 17 (7.17%) HP UFT
4 15 (6.33%) LoadRunner
4 15 (6.33%) MSI
5 13 (5.49%) Selenium
5 13 (5.49%) SpecFlow
6 12 (5.06%) NUnit
7 11 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (4.64%) WiX
8 6 (2.53%) StarTeam
9 5 (2.11%) Babel
9 5 (2.11%) webpack
10 4 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.69%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.84%) AdminStudio
12 2 (0.84%) InstallShield
General
1 25 (10.55%) Finance
2 15 (6.33%) Marketing
3 7 (2.95%) Banking
4 6 (2.53%) German Language
5 5 (2.11%) Electronics
5 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.69%) Military
7 2 (0.84%) French Language
7 2 (0.84%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.84%) Retail
7 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (41.35%) Developer
2 43 (18.14%) Analyst
3 31 (13.08%) .NET Developer
4 26 (10.97%) ASP Developer
4 26 (10.97%) SQL Developer
5 19 (8.02%) Classic ASP Developer
5 19 (8.02%) Support Engineer
6 18 (7.59%) C# Developer
7 17 (7.17%) VB Developer
8 13 (5.49%) VB6 Developer
9 12 (5.06%) Applications Developer
9 12 (5.06%) Consultant
9 12 (5.06%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (3.80%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) Security Analyst
12 8 (3.38%) Integration Engineer
13 7 (2.95%) Azure Engineer
13 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Developer
13 7 (2.95%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (39.66%) .NET
2 63 (26.58%) CSS
3 60 (25.32%) HTML
4 55 (23.21%) XML
5 54 (22.78%) ASP.NET
6 52 (21.94%) jQuery
7 35 (14.77%) DCOM
8 32 (13.50%) Classic ASP
9 29 (12.24%) .NET Framework
9 29 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (11.81%) HTML5
11 22 (9.28%) CSS3
12 20 (8.44%) Web Services
12 20 (8.44%) XHTML
13 18 (7.59%) WCF
14 16 (6.75%) Ajax
15 15 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 15 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (5.91%) Entity Framework
16 14 (5.91%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.64%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (2.53%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.27%) Clustering
7 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.84%) NHS
8 2 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.42%) AS400
9 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.42%) EPoS
9 1 (0.42%) iPad
9 1 (0.42%) iSeries
9 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 87 (36.71%) Windows
2 34 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (13.92%) Windows Server
4 28 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (9.70%) Linux
6 18 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (7.17%) Unix
7 17 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (6.33%) Windows 7
9 10 (4.22%) Ubuntu
10 9 (3.80%) Windows 10
11 8 (3.38%) Android
12 4 (1.69%) zOS
13 1 (0.42%) AIX
13 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.42%) MVS
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.42%) Solaris
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.99%) MVC
1 45 (18.99%) Web Development
2 37 (15.61%) SDLC
3 34 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (12.24%) Scrum
4 29 (12.24%) Waterfall
5 25 (10.55%) Change Control
6 24 (10.13%) Kanban
7 23 (9.70%) ITIL
8 22 (9.28%) Workflow
9 19 (8.02%) Configuration Management
10 18 (7.59%) Migration
11 17 (7.17%) Business Analysis
12 14 (5.91%) TDD
13 13 (5.49%) CRM
13 13 (5.49%) Software Engineering
14 12 (5.06%) Functional Testing
14 12 (5.06%) RAD
14 12 (5.06%) Software Testing
14 12 (5.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 149 (62.87%) SQL
2 99 (41.77%) C#
3 80 (33.76%) JavaScript
4 72 (30.38%) PowerShell
5 58 (24.47%) T-SQL
6 55 (23.21%) Java
7 47 (19.83%) VB6
7 47 (19.83%) VBScript
8 36 (15.19%) PL/SQL
9 34 (14.35%) C++
10 31 (13.08%) C
11 27 (11.39%) VBA
12 24 (10.13%) VB.NET
13 15 (6.33%) PHP
14 14 (5.91%) TypeScript
15 12 (5.06%) Python
16 7 (2.95%) Perl
17 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
18 3 (1.27%) MATLAB
18 3 (1.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 58 (24.47%) Security Cleared
2 39 (16.46%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.55%) Degree
4 17 (7.17%) DV Cleared
5 14 (5.91%) ISTQB
5 14 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (5.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 13 (5.49%) MCSE
7 12 (5.06%) CCNA
7 12 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (4.22%) MCSA
9 9 (3.80%) CEH
9 9 (3.80%) CISM
9 9 (3.80%) CISSP
9 9 (3.80%) GCIA
9 9 (3.80%) GCIH
9 9 (3.80%) GIAC
10 6 (2.53%) MCSD
11 5 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.49%) QA
2 8 (3.38%) SLA
3 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (19.41%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.13%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.11%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.84%) XenServer
7 1 (0.42%) Firmware
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.42%) XenApp
7 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (6.75%) SCCM
2 13 (5.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (3.80%) WSUS
4 8 (3.38%) AirWatch
4 8 (3.38%) NetBackup
4 8 (3.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.53%) SCOrch
7 5 (2.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (2.11%) SCOM
8 3 (1.27%) Control-M
8 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.27%) Netcool
8 3 (1.27%) SCSM
8 3 (1.27%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.84%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.84%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.84%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 123 (51.90%) Microsoft
2 84 (35.44%) Oracle
3 33 (13.92%) HP
4 31 (13.08%) VMware
5 18 (7.59%) Cisco
5 18 (7.59%) Red Hat
6 13 (5.49%) DevExpress
7 10 (4.22%) IBM
8 8 (3.38%) BMC
8 8 (3.38%) MobileIron
8 8 (3.38%) Remedy
8 8 (3.38%) Symantec
9 6 (2.53%) Borland
10 5 (2.11%) Arqiva
10 5 (2.11%) Capita
10 5 (2.11%) Citrix
11 4 (1.69%) Juniper
11 4 (1.69%) Teradata
12 3 (1.27%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.27%) Siebel
Kent
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day then up to £60,000 perm after 6 months
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £275 - £340 per day
Posted: 26 days ago