Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 74 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 0
Contract jobs citing VB 5 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.43% 0.75% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 1.67% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £320 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +38.38% -28.85%
10th Percentile £328 £220 £161
90th Percentile £361 £406 £288
Scotland median daily rate £350 £290 £320
% change year-on-year +20.69% -9.38% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.13 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +19.03% -

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 535 478 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 46.08% 44.59% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 237 304
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +8.15% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £213
90th Percentile £523 £450 £466
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +10.71% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £30.16 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.42% -45.16% +175.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.16% +14.67% +38.89%

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 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 18 January 2018, 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 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Retail

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) VB Developer
3 3 (60.00%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL