Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 74 98
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24 -22
Contract jobs citing VB 4 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.31% 1.68% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 4.01% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 3
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +12.31% -7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £313
90th Percentile £425 £409 £415
Scotland median daily rate £395 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +8.22% +12.31% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £44.88 -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 682 549 607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 53.07% 42.00% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 305 312
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.71% +0.71%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £256
90th Percentile £475 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 - £31.75
10th Percentile £84.43 - £14.80
90th Percentile £195.00 - £56.75
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -3.13% +30.08% +7.89%

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) MSI
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX

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 (25.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BW Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Tcl
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP