Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 January 2018 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 54 68
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14 -7
Contract jobs citing VB 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.16% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Cambridge median daily rate - £335 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.00% -18.37%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £240 £493 £250
% change year-on-year -51.27% +97.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 308 298 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 49.36% 48.53% 52.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 146 238
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.28% +5.86%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £525 £516 £506
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 36 34
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +0.59% -0.59%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £33.75
90th Percentile £52.63 £63.13 £57.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -2.35% +2.41% -2.35%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Cambridge

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Cambridge

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe