The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester - - 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +28.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 30 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 29.29% 28.85% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 57
Median daily rate £450 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £323 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £66.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +535.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucester region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Gloucester region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester