The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 23
Contract jobs citing VB 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester - 1.89% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.44% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £23.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +78.19% -11.32%  

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 Gloucester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 28 45 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 26.67% 42.45% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 77 117
Median daily rate £425 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £331 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £29.75 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucester.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Gloucester

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB in Gloucester.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Gloucester

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB in Gloucester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Gloucester