Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 October 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)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 44
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing VB 5 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.11% 2.33% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 7.27% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Northampton median daily rate £450 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -18.95%
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire 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 Northampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 115 165 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 25.44% 32.04% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 130 80
Northampton median daily rate £370 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +7.59% -1.25%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £225
90th Percentile £524 £575 £554
Northamptonshire median daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate £10.59 - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £54.50 -
% change year-on-year -80.58% - -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Northampton

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Northampton region with a requirement for VB.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VB6
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Classic ASP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Metadata Management
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Classic ASP
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Metadata Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) VB6
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SAP