Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 35 42
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -12
Contract jobs citing VB 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.66% 1.35% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 2.82% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Canary Wharf median daily rate £275 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -44.44% +69.81%
10th Percentile £263 £218 £375
90th Percentile £406 £283 £490
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £275 £250 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% -44.44% +69.81%
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 156 142 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 51.66% 47.81% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 110 89
Canary Wharf median daily rate £569 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.74% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £393 £318 £358
90th Percentile £650 £646 £628
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £563 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +8.11%
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 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 (80.00%) VBScript
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Front Office
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Terminal Server
1 4 (80.00%) MSI
1 4 (80.00%) InstallShield
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (80.00%) ThinApp
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) InstallShield
1 4 (80.00%) MSI
1 4 (80.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM+
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Terminal Server
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase