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 3 months to 24 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 81 82
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs citing VB 5 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.42% 1.03% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 2.34% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Median daily rate £375 £488 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +23.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +51.78% +19.14%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 485 556 526
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 40.28% 43.92% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 384 323
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £45.40 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Surrey

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Surrey over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Surrey

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Surrey

VB
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +9 2 £400 -
Lightwater - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £275 - 2
VB
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Tableau
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) WebTrends
3 2 (25.00%) Teradata
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (25.00%) Ad Operations
4 1 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) ArcGIS
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Spatial Data
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Insight Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Report Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Designer
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (25.00%) Ad Operations
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Tableau
1 2 (25.00%) Teradata
2 1 (12.50%) ESRI
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) VMware