Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 85 85
Contract jobs citing VB 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.80% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - £230 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.34% +34.00%
East of England median daily rate £350 £375 £298
% change year-on-year -6.67% +26.05% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year - +10.09% -33.94%

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 413 501 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.17% 41.75% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 243 330
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £408 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £284 £231 £275
90th Percentile £538 £475 £506
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 63 49
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £23.90 £32.75 £25.70
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.90 £50.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +11.84% -4.40% +6.00%

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