The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 87 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing VB 3 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.26% 0.77% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 1.84% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 10
Median daily rate - £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +86.93%
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 Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
450 598 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 38.69% 41.91% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 386 339
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 16
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -14.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £35.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

VB
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Woking -3 2 - - 2
Weybridge - 1 - - 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (31.25%) SCCM
4 5 (31.25%) SCOM
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) IIS
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) SCOrch
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Workflow
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) Siebel
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) HP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Tuxedo
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (6.25%) Power BI
4 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
4 1 (6.25%) ReportNet
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
3 3 (18.75%) C# Application Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) C Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) VB Analyst Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Workflow
2 3 (18.75%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CCA
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 4 (25.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Siebel
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Mercator
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Cognos
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
6 1 (6.25%) Wyse