Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 23 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)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 59 57
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.16% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.52% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £225 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -42.86% -12.50%
East of England median daily rate £333 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +15.65% -4.17% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £70.00
East of England median hourly rate - £38.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -9.41% +88.89%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 182 191 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 26.53% 30.17% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 131 109
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £218 £274
90th Percentile £575 £501 £606
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 23
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -11.95%
10th Percentile £38.83 £15.43 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.95 £46.95 £51.20
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Bedfordshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Bedfordshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Bedfordshire