Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 80 80
Rank change year-on-year +30 0 +1
Contract jobs citing VB 7 2 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.22% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 0.49% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £333 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +26.67% +14.13%
10th Percentile £400 £275 £256
90th Percentile £525 £384 £269
East of England median daily rate £438 £525 £363
% change year-on-year -16.67% +44.83% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
East of England 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 233 406 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 40.73% 38.85% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 244 198
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £356 £307 £269
90th Percentile £645 £625 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 37 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £40.20 £16.95 £18.50
90th Percentile £59.25 £54.10 £52.50
Median hourly rate £26.60 £46.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -42.17% +15.00% -2.74%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Cambridgeshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VB in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for VB in Cambridgeshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VB in Cambridgeshire.

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 26 May 2020. 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 +4 1 £500 +28.21%
Huntingdon - 1 - -
VB
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 10
2 6 (85.71%) Lumension
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2016
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2019
2 6 (85.71%) Sophos
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Photoshop
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) ESRI
2 6 (85.71%) ArcGIS
2 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Image Processing
3 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
3 5 (71.43%) C
3 5 (71.43%) GIS

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (85.71%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) GIS
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 10
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2016
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Image Processing
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) ESRI
2 6 (85.71%) Lumension
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Sophos
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco