The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - - 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+84.48% +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 Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 31.37% 31.94% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 28
Median daily rate £375 £370 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -10.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 0
Median hourly rate - £50.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Luton

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Luton