Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 36 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -13
Contract jobs citing VB 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.56% 0.95% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 2.10% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Canary Wharf median daily rate £275 £250 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -31.03% -
10th Percentile £263 £218 £356
90th Percentile £418 £283 £369
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £275 £250 £363
% change year-on-year +10.00% -31.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 143 143 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 52.38% 45.25% 43.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 107 107
Canary Wharf median daily rate £560 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.44% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £344
90th Percentile £686 £625 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £556 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +23.61% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for VB.

1 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Terminal Server
2 4 (57.14%) MSI
2 4 (57.14%) InstallShield
2 4 (57.14%) Front Office
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
2 4 (57.14%) ThinApp
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) COM+
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

VB
Co-occurring 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 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) InstallShield
1 4 (57.14%) MSI
1 4 (57.14%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) COM+
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Terminal Server
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) ThinApp
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Trustwave