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 29 June 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)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 21 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Contract jobs citing VB 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.68% 1.67% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.66% 4.44% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £500 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £23.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +78.19% -11.32%  

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 53 45 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 47.32% 37.50% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 74 103
Median daily rate £616 £470 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Trustwave
2 3 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) COM+
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) J2SE
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Struts
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Splunk
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
1 3 (50.00%) Trustwave
2 2 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle