The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +74.47%
VB
Surrey

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

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 47 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.63% 38.84% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 29
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £265 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford