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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / South East
Rank 173 183 164
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing VB 63 69 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.80% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.48% 2.39% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 34
Median daily rate £341 £345 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +5.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £291 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £476 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -64.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £15.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £15.00 £55.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +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
2539 2890 3247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.33% 33.68% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1902 1807
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 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 111 121
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 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
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 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 +20 26 £375 +11.94% 6
Buckinghamshire +5 11 £318 - 4
Berkshire +12 9 £338 -18.23% 1
East Sussex +7 5 £414 - 1
Kent +1 5 £248 -25.00% 3
Surrey +10 2 £395 +19.69% 4
Oxfordshire -9 2 - - 4
West Sussex -11 2 - - 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 68 (70.10%) SQL
2 56 (57.73%) Microsoft
3 53 (54.64%) .NET
4 46 (47.42%) C#
5 40 (41.24%) SQL Server
5 40 (41.24%) Windows
6 30 (30.93%) Oracle
7 25 (25.77%) Security Cleared
8 24 (24.74%) MS Excel
9 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
10 19 (19.59%) SC Cleared
10 19 (19.59%) T-SQL
10 19 (19.59%) Visual Studio
11 18 (18.56%) PowerShell
12 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET
12 16 (16.49%) Java
12 16 (16.49%) Active Directory
12 16 (16.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (15.46%) MS Access
14 14 (14.43%) C
14 14 (14.43%) XML
14 14 (14.43%) Windows Server
15 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (13.40%) Finance
15 13 (13.40%) C++
15 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (12.37%) VBScript
16 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (10.31%) IIS
1 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.15%) SAS
3 5 (5.15%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.06%) MS Project Server
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.06%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 24 (24.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.15%) IaaS
2 5 (5.15%) PaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Mailgun
3 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (5.15%) DHCP
1 5 (5.15%) DNS
1 5 (5.15%) LAN
1 5 (5.15%) Skype
1 5 (5.15%) SMTP
1 5 (5.15%) WAN
2 2 (2.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) SNMP
3 1 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (41.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (15.46%) MS Access
4 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
9 5 (5.15%) Big Data
9 5 (5.15%) Hadoop
9 5 (5.15%) MySQL
9 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.12%) DB2
10 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
10 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (19.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.22%) Selenium
4 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.15%) Moq
5 5 (5.15%) MSTest
5 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (5.15%) webpack
6 4 (4.12%) NuGet
6 4 (4.12%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.09%) Subversion
8 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.06%) JIRA
8 2 (2.06%) JMeter
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.03%) Calabash
9 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.12%) Publishing
5 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.09%) Retail
6 2 (2.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (50.52%) Developer
2 20 (20.62%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) Software Developer
4 13 (13.40%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (9.28%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (7.22%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) VBA Developer
9 4 (4.12%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (3.09%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (54.64%) .NET
2 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET
3 14 (14.43%) XML
4 10 (10.31%) Web Services
5 9 (9.28%) .NET Framework
6 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (8.25%) HTML
7 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.19%) Ajax
8 6 (6.19%) jQuery
8 6 (6.19%) WCF
9 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (5.15%) Classic ASP
9 5 (5.15%) OAuth2
9 5 (5.15%) OpenID
9 5 (5.15%) React
9 5 (5.15%) Redux
10 4 (4.12%) XML-RPC
11 3 (3.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.15%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.06%) NHS
4 2 (2.06%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (41.24%) Windows
2 14 (14.43%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.19%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.15%) Android
7 5 (5.15%) MVS
8 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.34%) ITIL
2 11 (11.34%) SDLC
3 10 (10.31%) MVC
4 8 (8.25%) Migration
4 8 (8.25%) Release Management
5 7 (7.22%) TDD
6 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.19%) Change Management
6 6 (6.19%) Mathematics
6 6 (6.19%) Time Management
7 5 (5.15%) Change Data Capture
7 5 (5.15%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (5.15%) Kanban
7 5 (5.15%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (5.15%) OWASP
7 5 (5.15%) Project Management
7 5 (5.15%) Scrum
7 5 (5.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (70.10%) SQL
2 46 (47.42%) C#
3 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.59%) T-SQL
5 18 (18.56%) PowerShell
6 16 (16.49%) Java
7 14 (14.43%) C
8 13 (13.40%) C++
9 12 (12.37%) VBScript
10 11 (11.34%) VB.NET
11 10 (10.31%) VBA
12 8 (8.25%) VB6
13 6 (6.19%) MATLAB
14 5 (5.15%) ES6
14 5 (5.15%) R
14 5 (5.15%) TypeScript
14 5 (5.15%) VC++
15 4 (4.12%) F#
16 3 (3.09%) Perl
16 3 (3.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) Degree
4 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.06%) HND
6 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.03%) CEH
7 1 (1.03%) CISM
7 1 (1.03%) CISSP
7 1 (1.03%) GCIA
7 1 (1.03%) GCIH
7 1 (1.03%) GIAC
7 1 (1.03%) ISEB
7 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) IFRS
3 1 (1.03%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 16 (16.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) WSUS
2 8 (8.25%) SCCM
3 6 (6.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (5.15%) AirWatch
4 5 (5.15%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.12%) BladeLogic
5 4 (4.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.06%) SCOM
7 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 56 (57.73%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.93%) Oracle
3 11 (11.34%) HP
4 9 (9.28%) VMware
5 6 (6.19%) Remedy
5 6 (6.19%) Symantec
6 5 (5.15%) Cisco
6 5 (5.15%) MobileIron
7 3 (3.09%) SAP
8 2 (2.06%) Avaya
8 2 (2.06%) Genesys
8 2 (2.06%) Infoflex
8 2 (2.06%) Mercator
9 1 (1.03%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.03%) Infragistics
9 1 (1.03%) Telerik
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