Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 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 December 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)
East Midlands > Lincolnshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 22 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -
Contract jobs citing VB 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 2.10% 0.81% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 2.08% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Lincolnshire median daily rate £313 - £238
10th Percentile £269 - £219
90th Percentile £366 - £256
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £363 £300
% change year-on-year -3.45% +20.83% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Lincolnshire median hourly rate - £47.50 -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lincolnshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 52 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 36.36% 39.02% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 15
Lincolnshire median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% +4.35%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £143
90th Percentile £553 £463 £443
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £14.97 £47.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.49% +123.53% -
10th Percentile £13.10 £46.25 £18.00
90th Percentile £34.82 £48.75 £26.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year +4.67% +104.08% -47.50%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Lincolnshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Lincolnshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Lincolnshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Lincolnshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincoln - 2 £275 -
Grimsby - 1 £350 - 1
VB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau