Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 14 December 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 40 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 +14
Contract jobs citing VB 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.70% 0.33% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 0.91% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Slough median daily rate £350 £275 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -19.41% -
10th Percentile £325 £263 £273
90th Percentile £375 £288 £388
Berkshire median daily rate £431 £440 £350
% change year-on-year -1.99% +25.71% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 101 110 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 35.31% 35.95% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 101
Slough median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £261
90th Percentile £525 £450 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +54.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £14.60
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.25 £41.45
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% - +7.69%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Slough

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Slough

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Slough

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Slough region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) NetSuite
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) iPaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Jitterbit
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) CRM

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) iPaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Jitterbit