Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 April 2019 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 108 79
Rank change year-on-year +31 -29 -9
Contract jobs citing VB 8 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.75% 0.69% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 1.69% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate - £550 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +61.76% -32.00%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - £650 £330
% change year-on-year - +96.97% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 335 649 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 31.43% 40.54% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 368 177
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +17.24% -0.68%
10th Percentile £266 £300 £289
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £420 £363
% change year-on-year +1.19% +15.86% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £26.65 £60.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.58% +60.00% +167.86%
10th Percentile £18.00 £32.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £60.00 £46.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.50 £45.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -17.58% +18.18% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Milton Keynes

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Milton Keynes

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VB.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (100.00%) EDI
1 8 (100.00%) ERP
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Epicor
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Epicor
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft