Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 20 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)
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 52 49
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing VB 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 1.15% 3.40% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 6.93% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Renfrewshire median daily rate - £290 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.08% -28.83%
Scotland median daily rate £375 £315 £280
% change year-on-year +19.05% +12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.13 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +19.03% -

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 25 202 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 28.74% 49.03% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 157 49
Renfrewshire median daily rate £350 £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £289
90th Percentile £444 £400 £408
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £35.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Renfrewshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Renfrewshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Erskine +32 1 - -
VB
Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management