Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 25 April 2019 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 100 82
Rank change year-on-year +5 -18 -6
Contract jobs citing VB 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.67% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 0.59% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.56% -12.86% +7.86%
10th Percentile £213 £268 £223
90th Percentile £388 £364 £425
Scotland median daily rate £375 £288 £390
% change year-on-year +30.43% -26.28% +17.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 720 677 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 48.55% 47.81% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 436 286
Glasgow median daily rate £410 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +9.54% +4.33%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £283
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.52% +165.59% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £28.44 £16.29
90th Percentile £43.25 £59.60 £51.41
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £17.08 £37.50
% change year-on-year +119.56% -54.45% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Glasgow

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Glasgow

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Glasgow

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VB.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) SMS
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VBScript
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) RPG/400
4 2 (20.00%) RPG IV
4 2 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (20.00%) MSI
4 2 (20.00%) InstallShield
4 2 (20.00%) FTP
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (20.00%) RPG
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SMS
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
1 2 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (10.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) RPG Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) BPEL
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
2 2 (20.00%) RPG
2 2 (20.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (20.00%) RPG/400
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle