The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 June 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)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 43 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs citing VB 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.85% 1.11% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 3.94% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +51.78% +7.69%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 168 127 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 47.73% 28.22% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 70 143
Median daily rate £368 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.68% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing VB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Nottingham

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Nottingham

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for VB.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (20.00%) VBScript
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Access
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) HP UFT

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin