Period
to 21 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 21 January 2021 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 > Surrey
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 107 141
Rank change year-on-year +59 +34 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 6 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 0.21% 0.34% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.89% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 14
Median daily rate £463 £375 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -22.52% +43.41%
10th Percentile £456 £363 £376
90th Percentile £469 £388 £553
South East median daily rate £425 £378 £405
% change year-on-year +12.36% -6.60% -3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -4.26% - -

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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 182 673 1,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 38.72% 38.33% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 476 1,006
Median daily rate £425 £450 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -6.79% +6.11%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £325
90th Percentile £580 £617 £588
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 29
Median hourly rate £45.50 £51.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.22% +2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £39.75 £19.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £61.25 £64.38 £51.50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Surrey

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VB in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for VB in Surrey

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VB in Surrey.

Hourly rate trend for VB in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Essbase
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Smart View

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Essbase
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP