The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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)
London / Kingston Upon Thames
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing VB 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 5.00% 4.35% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £355 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +2.73% +12.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 24 22 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 40.00% 47.83% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 5
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.25 - -
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 Kingston Upon Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 Kingston Upon Thames

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Kingston Upon Thames

VB
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for VB.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) VB6
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) VB.NET
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Client/Server
3 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) WinForms
3 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) Release Management
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (72.73%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (72.73%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
1 8 (72.73%) Release Management
1 8 (72.73%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB6
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) VB.NET
3 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft