The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 26 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 / Docklands, London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 16 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing VB 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 6.12% 3.39% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £490 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.94% -  
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 £42.50 £25.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year +65.04% -0.96%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 21 35 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 42.86% 59.32% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 34
Median daily rate £569 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £611
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 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Docklands, London

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 26 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) IBM

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce Support
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Database Architect
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE Architect
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SOA Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM+
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase