The table below looks at the statistics for the VB Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Basic Programmer
Rank - - 134
Contract jobs requiring a VB Programmer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3101 2051 2874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.49% 92.97% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2012 1308 1677
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 163 244
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

VB Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB Programmer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VB Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VB Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VB Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VB Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West