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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East / Surrey
Rank 88 97 79
Rank change year-on-year +9 -18  
Contract jobs citing VB 3 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.26% 0.31% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.76% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 13
Median daily rate £395 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £425 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £517 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.10% +64.44%  

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 507 523 498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 43.74% 40.42% 34.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 359 321
Median daily rate £425 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 37 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £22.80 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £51.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
Guildford +6 2 £395 -26.85%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Spatial Data
3 1 (25.00%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript

VB
Top Related 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Designer
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Spatial Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ESRI