Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 24 November 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 77 62
Contract jobs citing VB 0 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 0.33% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.59% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 16
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.56% +11.36%
South West median daily rate £431 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +32.69% -7.14% +13.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £22.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - -46.34% +104.39%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 297 511 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 44.73% 55.97% 51.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 260 283
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £243 £285 £257
90th Percentile £563 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 27
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.91% -7.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £16.75 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.63
% change year-on-year +3.90% -2.84% +13.21%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Gloucestershire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Gloucestershire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Gloucestershire