The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank - 35 26
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell - 0.37% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.59% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £400 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.10% +64.44%  

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 Bracknell with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 57 63 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 21.27% 23.16% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 36
Median daily rate £450 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.42% -80.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell 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 Bracknell

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Bracknell

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Bracknell

VB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) PMO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) PMO Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP