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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 81 102
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21  
Contract jobs citing VB 20 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.07% 1.86% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 5.49% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 8
Median daily rate £400 £340 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +18.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +2.73% +12.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.62% +64.44%  

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 629 747 839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 33.73% 33.86% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 506 433
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 43
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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
Andover - 5 £413 -
Basingstoke 0 2 - - 1
Southampton +1 1 £320 -10.17%
Farnborough - 1 £275 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 23 (65.71%) .NET
3 22 (62.86%) C#
3 22 (62.86%) Windows
3 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) Oracle
5 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
5 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
6 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
8 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
9 9 (25.71%) IIS
9 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (22.86%) SDLC
10 8 (22.86%) Web Services
10 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (20.00%) Selenium
11 7 (20.00%) Release Management
11 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (20.00%) VBScript
11 7 (20.00%) SpecFlow
12 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (17.14%) Change Data Capture
12 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (17.14%) TypeScript
12 6 (17.14%) OWASP
12 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
12 6 (17.14%) Git (software)

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 (25.71%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.71%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project
2 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) IaaS
2 4 (11.43%) PaaS
3 3 (8.57%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.71%) PuTTY
1 2 (5.71%) SNMP
1 2 (5.71%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (8.57%) MySQL
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (20.00%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.43%) Moq
5 4 (11.43%) MSTest
5 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (11.43%) webpack
6 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
6 3 (8.57%) NuGet
7 2 (5.71%) Ant
7 2 (5.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.71%) Hudson
7 2 (5.71%) MSI
7 2 (5.71%) NUnit
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (5.71%) WiX
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Publishing
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Software Developer
4 7 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Junior PMO
8 2 (5.71%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) PMO Manager
8 2 (5.71%) PMO Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
4 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
4 6 (17.14%) Ajax
4 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (17.14%) WCF
4 6 (17.14%) XML
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (11.43%) OAuth2
5 4 (11.43%) OpenID
5 4 (11.43%) React
5 4 (11.43%) Redux
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (8.57%) Classic ASP
6 3 (8.57%) XML-RPC
7 2 (5.71%) Breeze.js
7 2 (5.71%) Durandal
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Replication
2 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (22.86%) SDLC
2 7 (20.00%) Release Management
3 6 (17.14%) Change Data Capture
3 6 (17.14%) Full Text Search
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) OWASP
3 6 (17.14%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Kanban
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 22 (62.86%) C#
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.00%) VBScript
5 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
5 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 6 (17.14%) TypeScript
6 5 (14.29%) F#
6 5 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (11.43%) ES6
8 1 (2.86%) C++
8 1 (2.86%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) HND
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
1 3 (8.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.86%) vRealize
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) DevExpress
5 2 (5.71%) Infoflex
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) SAP
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