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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford - - 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £25.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +62.62% -4.62%  

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 Bedford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 12 6 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 30.77% 22.22% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 10
Median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £294 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford 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 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