The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 31 32 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs citing VB 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.79% 3.21% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 11.84% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.10% +64.44%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50 76 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 19.76% 27.14% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 36
Median daily rate £400 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.66% -10.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing VB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Basingstoke

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Basingstoke

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Basingstoke

VB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Infoflex
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Infoflex
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware