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 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 / Kingston Upon Thames
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 12 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing VB 18 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 32.14% 2.33% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.65% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Median daily rate £365 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.41% -  
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 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 37 19 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 66.07% 44.19% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 12
Median daily rate £370 £403 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.07% +11.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £389 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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 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

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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for VB.

1 21 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) VB6
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
3 16 (76.19%) C#
4 14 (66.67%) Windows
4 14 (66.67%) T-SQL
5 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
5 13 (61.90%) MVC
6 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (52.38%) Web Services
7 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
8 10 (47.62%) WinForms
9 9 (42.86%) Client/Server
10 8 (38.10%) Finance
11 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (28.57%) TDD
12 6 (28.57%) Scrum
12 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
13 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (23.81%) BDD
13 5 (23.81%) Web Development
14 3 (14.29%) Release Management
14 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
14 3 (14.29%) SDLC
14 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (9.52%) ETL
15 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 11 (52.38%) C# Developer
4 8 (38.10%) VB Developer
4 8 (38.10%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (38.10%) VB6 Developer
5 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (28.57%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (52.38%) Web Services
4 10 (47.62%) WinForms
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) JSON
6 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) MVC
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Release Management
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 21 (100.00%) VB6
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
3 16 (76.19%) C#
4 14 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago