Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 21 February 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 77 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - +82
Contract jobs citing VB 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.31% 0.094% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £240 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.08% - -
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £395
% change year-on-year +14.29% -11.39% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year -61.11% -35.71% +242.05%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 558 514 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 43.70% 48.49% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 225 326
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +4.83%
10th Percentile £269 £225 £269
90th Percentile £500 £513 £502
East of England median daily rate £425 £392 £380
% change year-on-year +8.42% +3.16% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 45 55
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +5.13% -8.24%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £31.32
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.61% +5.77% +4.00%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Cambridgeshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Cambridgeshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Cambridgeshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 2 £218 - 3
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
VB
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) AWK
1 3 (75.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) R
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Regular Expression
1 3 (75.00%) Pattern Matching
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (25.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Regular Expression
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Pattern Matching
1 3 (75.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) AWK
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) R
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe