The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 24 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 62 103
Rank change year-on-year -34 +41  
Contract jobs citing VB 8 57 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.46% 2.87% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 8.99% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 38 9
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +51.78% +19.14%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 537 634 754
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.58% 31.91% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 399 483
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 33
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.60 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Hampshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Hampshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Hampshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Hampshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +2 3 £425 +26.86%
Basingstoke -10 3 £300 -
Havant 0 1 - -
Portsmouth -3 1 - - 1
VB
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) .NET
3 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) C#
5 14 (48.28%) Windows
6 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
6 11 (37.93%) Oracle
7 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
7 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
7 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (31.03%) IIS
9 8 (27.59%) VBScript
9 8 (27.59%) Selenium
10 7 (24.14%) Release Management
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (24.14%) Web Services
10 7 (24.14%) HP
10 7 (24.14%) SpecFlow
11 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
11 6 (20.69%) Change Data Capture
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (20.69%) TypeScript
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (20.69%) Full Text Search

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 9 (31.03%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Primavera
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) IaaS
2 4 (13.79%) PaaS
3 3 (10.34%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
1 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
1 2 (6.90%) PuTTY
1 2 (6.90%) WinSCP
2 1 (3.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (27.59%) Selenium
3 7 (24.14%) SpecFlow
4 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 4 (13.79%) Moq
5 4 (13.79%) MSTest
5 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
5 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (13.79%) webpack
6 3 (10.34%) HP UFT
6 3 (10.34%) NuGet
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (6.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (6.90%) Hudson
7 2 (6.90%) MSI
7 2 (6.90%) NUnit
7 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
7 2 (6.90%) TestNG
7 2 (6.90%) WiX
General
1 6 (20.69%) Publishing
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) Project Planner
6 3 (10.34%) Report Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Project Planner
7 2 (6.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
4 6 (20.69%) Ajax
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (20.69%) WCF
5 5 (17.24%) XML
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (13.79%) OAuth2
6 4 (13.79%) OpenID
6 4 (13.79%) React
6 4 (13.79%) Redux
7 3 (10.34%) Classic ASP
7 3 (10.34%) XML-RPC
8 2 (6.90%) AppFabric
8 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.90%) Kendo UI
8 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Release Management
3 6 (20.69%) Change Data Capture
3 6 (20.69%) Full Text Search
3 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) OWASP
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
3 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) SDLC
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) VBScript
5 6 (20.69%) F#
5 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
5 6 (20.69%) TypeScript
6 4 (13.79%) ES6
6 4 (13.79%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.45%) vRealize
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) DevExpress
6 2 (6.90%) Infoflex
6 2 (6.90%) Motorola
6 2 (6.90%) SAP