Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath - 0.48% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Bath median daily rate - £460 -
Somerset median daily rate £550 £460 £465
% change year-on-year +19.57% -1.08% +60.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

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 96 84 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 54.24% 40.58% 54.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 48
Bath median daily rate £375 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.08% +13.46%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £219
90th Percentile £560 £438 £438
Somerset median daily rate £400 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +9.59% +5.19% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Bath median hourly rate £31.50 £111.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.69% +209.03% -24.21%
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.44 £41.00
% change year-on-year +17.47% -1.37% +17.39%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

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