Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 104 75
Rank change year-on-year +12 -29 +20
Contract jobs citing VB 7 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.55% 0.90% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 2.27% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £394 £650 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.42% +78.08% +12.31%
10th Percentile £334 £350 £313
90th Percentile £448 £650 £470
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £650 £325
% change year-on-year -34.62% +100.00% +1.96%
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 464 706 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 36.56% 39.77% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 348 191
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.75% +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £22.33 £60.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.79% +60.00% +138.10%
10th Percentile £17.06 £60.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £26.65 £60.00 £40.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -43.89% +26.67% +57.89%

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 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 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) HP SIM
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) RIA
3 2 (28.57%) Control-M
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) Epicor
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint

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 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Calabash
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) EDI
1 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) DHTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) RIA
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
1 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
1 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Control-M
1 2 (28.57%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Epicor
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) VMware