Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 102 88
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 -8
Contract jobs citing VB 12 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.85% 0.94% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 1.89% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 4
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.78% -7.86% -11.11%
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year - -13.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £16.25 -

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 677 846 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 47.78% 49.68% 49.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 481 365
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £299
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £438 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -82.89% +302.12%
10th Percentile £30.80 £10.75 £23.00
90th Percentile £38.50 £79.65 £195.00
Scotland median hourly rate £40.75 £32.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +26.36% +7.50% -26.83%

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 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 16 November 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 11 (91.67%) DB2
1 11 (91.67%) Crystal Reports
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
1 11 (91.67%) RPG
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) FTP
1 11 (91.67%) System Testing
1 11 (91.67%) RPG/400
1 11 (91.67%) RPG IV
2 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) iSeries
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) MSI
5 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
5 1 (8.33%) VBScript
5 1 (8.33%) Windows

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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Crystal Reports
1 11 (91.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
1 1 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) RPG Developer
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
3 4 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
4 1 (8.33%) DB2 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
1 11 (91.67%) System Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) RPG
1 11 (91.67%) RPG IV
1 11 (91.67%) RPG/400
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) VMware