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 3 months to 25 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)
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage - - 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
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 £25.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year +65.04% +9.57%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19 15 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 54.29% 45.45% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £240 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.70 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +21.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 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