Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 23 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)
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 24
Contract jobs citing VB 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage - 3.23% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 8.11% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Stevenage median daily rate - £363 -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £363 £300
% change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% +71.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Stevenage median hourly rate - £45.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +106.25%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +106.25%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 69 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 46.94% 39.78% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 18
Stevenage median daily rate £313 £258 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.36% -32.24% +47.57%
10th Percentile £192 £250 £256
90th Percentile £394 £395 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.00 £47.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.25% +15.24% +105.00%
10th Percentile £14.25 £35.87 £30.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £43.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £49.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -64.65% +41.43% +75.00%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Stevenage

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Stevenage

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Stevenage