The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 24 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing VB 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.26% 1.65% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 4.08% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £305 £440 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.68% +66.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 64 49 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 48.12% 40.50% 37.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 29
Median daily rate £560 £480 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £360 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £701 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
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 Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Canary Wharf

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (50.00%) COM+
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Trustwave
3 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) COM+
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Struts
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Trustwave