Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 115 153
Rank change year-on-year +38 +38 -30
Contract jobs citing VB 6 27 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 0.62% 1.09% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 2.66% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 7
Median daily rate £450 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +29.31% -22.67%
10th Percentile £425 £350 £256
90th Percentile £525 £461 £388
South East median daily rate £415 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +11.41% -0.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.00 £45.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +3.30% +4.00% +68.27%

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 319 1,014 1,356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 32.95% 40.95% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 735 948
Median daily rate £450 £473 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -0.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £257 £338 £325
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 25
Median hourly rate £49.00 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% +6.51%
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.11 £38.75
90th Percentile £65.25 £52.50 £53.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -8.60% +9.41% -

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

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 1 June 2020. 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
Esher - 1 £500 -
VB
South East

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (100.00%) ERP
1 6 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Power BI
1 6 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management

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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (100.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Power BI
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Finance Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Finance Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) ERP
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript