Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a VB Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Visual Basic Developer
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 616 565 583
Rank change year-on-year -51 +18 -12
Contract jobs requiring a VB Developer 8 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.058% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.061% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 6
London median daily rate £450 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £359 £319 £338
90th Percentile £703 £418 £581
England median daily rate £350 £356 £350
% change year-on-year -1.75% +1.79% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £42.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,757 39,131 41,997
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.99% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,845 27,883 29,639
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £645 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 573 554 653
London median hourly rate £19.64 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.20% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%

VB Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured VB Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VB Developer in London

VB Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB Developer in London

VB Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB Developer in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB Developer in London

VB Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB Developer in London

VB Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Central London -27 3 £559 +47.04% 1
South London -35 1 £365 -6.41%
VB Developer
England

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, VB Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring VB Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) API Development
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) VBA
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) VC++
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
5 3 (37.50%) Equities
5 3 (37.50%) Derivative
5 3 (37.50%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) COM
6 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (25.00%) Java EE
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services

VB Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) COM
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (37.50%) Derivative
2 3 (37.50%) Equities
2 3 (37.50%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) API Development
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Research
2 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 3 (37.50%) VC++
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB6
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft