Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 99 106
Rank change year-on-year +40 +7 -20
Contract jobs citing VB 5 11 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.73% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 1.44% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £261
90th Percentile £475 £338 £375
Scotland median daily rate £490 £325 £290
% change year-on-year +50.77% +12.07% -25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 281 764 831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 41.26% 49.80% 48.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 472 508
Median daily rate £414 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £286 £313 £300
90th Percentile £560 £562 £514
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -82.89%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £16.88
% change year-on-year -6.67% +122.16% -61.10%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Glasgow

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VB in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for VB in Glasgow

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VB in Glasgow over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VB in Glasgow

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VB in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for VB in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
2 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) RPG
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) IFS
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Project Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) iSeries
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V

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 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) MSI
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) RPG Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) IFS Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) RPG
2 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IFS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle