Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 111 123
Rank change year-on-year -43 +12 -34
Contract jobs citing VB 9 61 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.25% 1.57% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 4.77% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 44 45
Hampshire median daily rate £306 £336 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.92% -2.54% +6.98%
10th Percentile £296 £300 £263
90th Percentile £336 £446 £430
South East median daily rate £345 £350 £345
% change year-on-year -1.43% +1.45% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +36.17%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1085 1279 1619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 30.49% 32.85% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 771 999
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +1.37% +4.29%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £510 £500 £481
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 88
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.06 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £31.25 £14.03
90th Percentile £50.68 £58.97 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -24 7 £300 -7.69% 1
Southampton +7 2 £325 -23.53%
VB
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 7 (77.78%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 6 (66.67%) PMO
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (55.56%) Workflow
3 5 (55.56%) Publishing
3 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 5 (55.56%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (55.56%) VBScript
4 4 (44.44%) Motorola
4 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
4 4 (44.44%) Test Management
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) MFC
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) STL
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) VB.NET

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Rose
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Publishing
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Report Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ActiveX
1 1 (11.11%) MFC
1 1 (11.11%) OLE
1 1 (11.11%) STL
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 5 (55.56%) Collaborative Working
2 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 5 (55.56%) Workflow
3 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
3 4 (44.44%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Motorola