Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 24 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 54 54
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -1
Contract jobs citing VB 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.38% 0.19% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.39% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Devon median daily rate - £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.56% +6.67%
South West median daily rate £408 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +25.38% -13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -24.39% +95.24%

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 Devon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 257 256 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 48.31% 48.12% 54.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 162 221
Devon median daily rate £420 £370 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -0.80% +11.34%
10th Percentile £260 £215 £263
90th Percentile £564 £510 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 12
Devon median hourly rate £41.00 £28.14 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.71% -27.39% +6.16%
10th Percentile £29.50 £18.64 £16.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £38.75 £45.10
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £41.80
% change year-on-year -3.75% -4.31% +16.11%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Devon

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Devon

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Devon

VB
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Devon region over the 6 months to 24 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
Plymouth - 1 - - 1
VB
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Devon region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (50.00%) Delphi
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) Delphi
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware