Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 62 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 +6
Contract jobs citing VB 2 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.29% 1.73% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 4.89% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Northamptonshire median daily rate - £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.59%
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.97% -5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 251 327 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 36.70% 35.28% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 233 144
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £276 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £29.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.66% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year +13.33% +106.90% -48.21%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Northamptonshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Northamptonshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Northamptonshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Northampton -9 2 - - 2
VB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Metadata Management
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Metadata Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAP