Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford 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 20 November 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)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford - - 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedford median daily rate - - £450
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £225 £394
% change year-on-year - -42.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £70.00

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 21 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 29.58% 44.68% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 26
Bedford median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +7.48% +12.50%
10th Percentile £312 £200 £255
90th Percentile £438 £468 £444
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
% change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -11.95%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Bedford

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Bedford

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Bedford