The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 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)
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath - 1.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £460 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +138.09% -6.66%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bath
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 44 48 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 63.77% 48.00% 41.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 19
Median daily rate £425 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing VB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Bath

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB in Bath.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Bath

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Bath