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 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 46 59
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13  
Contract jobs citing VB 13 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.74% 2.94% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.26% 8.21% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +53.84%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 179 268 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 24.03% 35.78% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 158 145
Median daily rate £365 £385 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +14.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.91%  
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VB.

1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Remedy
4 6 (33.33%) VBScript
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) SCCM
5 5 (27.78%) WSUS
5 5 (27.78%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) Internet
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
6 4 (22.22%) Security Patching
6 4 (22.22%) Software Deployment
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) Service Management
6 4 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) BladeLogic
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Selenium
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008

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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) Calabash
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
5 1 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Deployment Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Remedy Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Architect
4 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) REST
1 3 (16.67%) SOAP
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) D3.js
2 1 (5.56%) Highcharts JS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 4 (22.22%) Security Patching
2 4 (22.22%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) Software Deployment
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) VBScript
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CEH
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) GCIA
3 1 (5.56%) GCIH
3 1 (5.56%) GIAC
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
1 5 (27.78%) WSUS
2 4 (22.22%) BladeLogic
2 4 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) AppDNA
3 1 (5.56%) EdgeSight
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Nessus
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Remedy
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Genesys
5 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.56%) AppSense
5 1 (5.56%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) CommVault
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
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