Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 20 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)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 43 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +3
Contract jobs citing VB 1 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.34% 0.23% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.62% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Dorset median daily rate - £305 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.91% -26.00%
South West median daily rate £431 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +32.69% -7.14% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Dorset median hourly rate - - £41.24
South West median hourly rate - £22.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - -46.34% +104.39%

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 Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 119 162 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 40.20% 36.82% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 110 63
Dorset median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £238 £213
90th Percentile £469 £488 £470
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 27
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £24.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.26% -34.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £37.25 £16.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.88 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.38%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Dorset

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Dorset

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Dorset

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB6