Period
to 16 August 2018

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 August 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 92 71
Rank change year-on-year -15 -21 +25
Contract jobs citing VB 13 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.73% 0.53% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 0.97% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 14
Glasgow median daily rate £313 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -4.76% +13.08%
10th Percentile £264 £294 £294
90th Percentile £375 £406 £410
Scotland median daily rate £300 £389 £355
% change year-on-year -22.83% +9.51% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 - £47.25

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 893 718 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 50.06% 53.86% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 391 295
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £301 £304 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.03 £190.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -90.51% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -52.41% -8.23% +22.62%

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 August 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) MSI
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (53.85%) SCCM
3 6 (46.15%) VBScript
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) VB6
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) XenApp
5 4 (30.77%) XenServer
5 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
5 4 (30.77%) Software Distribution
5 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Ivanti
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) ETL
6 3 (23.08%) InstallShield
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MSI
2 3 (23.08%) InstallShield
3 2 (15.38%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (7.69%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) VB Developer
2 4 (30.77%) VB6 Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Packager
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) VB VBA Developer
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) VBA Developer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) MSI Packager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) Software Distribution
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) Personalization
3 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
3 2 (15.38%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) VBScript
3 5 (38.46%) VB6
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
2 4 (30.77%) XenServer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Ivanti
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Macrovision