The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Sussex / Crawley
Rank 18 28 21
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Contract jobs citing VB 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 0.99% 1.05% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 2.70% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £280 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.10% +64.44%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 27 74 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 26.73% 38.74% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 50 29
Median daily rate £325 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 £48.50 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +1.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley citing VB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Crawley

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Crawley

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Crawley

VB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Crawley region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley 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%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft