The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 32 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing VB 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.39% 0.38% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £320 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 72 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.16% 27.48% 50.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 38 114
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -6.42%
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 Southampton

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

VB
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 15 days ago