Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 21 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 76 93
Rank change year-on-year -27 +17 -20
Contract jobs citing VB 13 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.74% 1.10% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 3.71% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 11
Milton Keynes median daily rate £650 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +23.08% -13.33%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £650 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +96.97% +1.54% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 684 377 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 39.00% 29.59% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 188 287
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.05%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £248
90th Percentile £525 £527 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £60.00 £37.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +105.48% +21.67%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% +50.00%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Milton Keynes

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Milton Keynes

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Milton Keynes

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VB.

1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (30.77%) VBA
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Teradata
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
5 4 (30.77%) SAS
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Data Management
5 4 (30.77%) QlikView
5 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Data Governance
5 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
5 4 (30.77%) Data Lineage
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 3 (23.08%) VB6
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) Unix

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (30.77%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) Kentico
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) QlikView
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) DTS
4 1 (7.69%) MS Access
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Calabash
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.69%) MSI
2 1 (7.69%) Protractor
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) SAS Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) SAS Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Governance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
1 4 (30.77%) Data Lineage
1 4 (30.77%) Data Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) VB6
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) Tcl
6 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
1 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) EdgeSight
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Teradata
3 2 (15.38%) CyberArk
4 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.69%) Altiris
4 1 (7.69%) AppSense
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) VMware