Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 117 128
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11 -21
Contract jobs citing VB 7 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.25% 0.39% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 1.01% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 13
Surrey median daily rate £344 - £400
10th Percentile £297 - £313
90th Percentile £394 - £435
South East median daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year +2.86% +0.72% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +36.17%

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 1065 889 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 38.35% 38.39% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 604 745
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £326 £306 £281
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 24
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -9.09%
10th Percentile £25.00 £20.93 £27.25
90th Percentile £50.05 £46.00 £51.52
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +11 1 £400 -
Woking -4 1 £275 -
Lightwater - 1 - -
VB
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
3 2 (28.57%) WebTrends
3 2 (28.57%) PDM
3 2 (28.57%) Teradata
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Tableau
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics

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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (28.57%) WebTrends
2 1 (14.29%) NetSuite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Insight Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Report Manager
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing Technology
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (28.57%) Ad Operations
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) PDM
3 1 (14.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
1 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau
1 2 (28.57%) Teradata
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft