Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 17 November 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.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 28
Contract jobs citing VB 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 0.83% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.42% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Cheltenham median daily rate - £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.52% -17.03%
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £338 £333
% change year-on-year - +1.50% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 67 141 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 45.58% 58.51% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 73 80
Cheltenham median daily rate £388 £360 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -9.77% -1.48%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £263
90th Percentile £663 £491 £481
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 3
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £41.70 £29.50 £41.55
90th Percentile £60.00 £45.10 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.67% -11.76% +6.25%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Cheltenham

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Cheltenham

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Cheltenham