Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +70
Contract jobs citing VB 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.32% 0.31% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate - £320 -
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.72% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +36.17%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 624 731 607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.40% 57.24% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 543 479
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £263
90th Percentile £579 £548 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -20.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £32.50 £19.10 £15.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £46.45 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Oxfordshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Oxfordshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Oxfordshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Witney - 2 - -
VB
South East

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

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware