Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 88 111
Rank change year-on-year -31 +23 -15
Contract jobs citing VB 19 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.80% 1.55% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 4.75% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 12
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £650 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +96.97% +1.54% -17.46%
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.45% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +36.17%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 921 568 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.80% 32.59% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 282 410
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £290 £263 £232
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.65 £12.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Buckinghamshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Buckinghamshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Buckinghamshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Buckinghamshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -27 13 £650 +62.50% 1
Aylesbury +5 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £650 -
VB
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
6 5 (26.32%) Data Integration
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) QlikView
6 5 (26.32%) Data Management
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (26.32%) Data Governance
6 5 (26.32%) Data Quality
6 5 (26.32%) SAS
6 5 (26.32%) VBA
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) SOAP
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
6 5 (26.32%) Teradata
6 5 (26.32%) Financial Institution
6 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Data Lineage
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (26.32%) SAS
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Kentico
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.53%) BrowserStack
3 2 (10.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) QlikView
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) DTS
4 1 (5.26%) MS Access
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.53%) Calabash
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.26%) MSI
5 1 (5.26%) Protractor
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) SAS Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) SAS Business Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Web Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Data Governance
2 5 (26.32%) Data Integration
2 5 (26.32%) Data Lineage
2 5 (26.32%) Data Management
2 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (15.79%) Privileged Access Management
4 3 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Test Management
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (26.32%) VBA
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) VB6
6 2 (10.53%) Python
6 2 (10.53%) Ruby
7 1 (5.26%) Tcl
7 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) Data Quality
2 4 (21.05%) QA
3 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) EdgeSight
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Teradata
4 3 (15.79%) CyberArk
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.26%) Altiris
5 1 (5.26%) AppSense
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) VMware