Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 19 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 55 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing VB 4 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.57% 1.62% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 4.45% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Swindon median daily rate £500 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -13.33% +29.31%
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +53.85% - +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Swindon median hourly rate - - £21.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £10.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% +4.69%

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 Swindon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 252 247 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 36.05% 36.38% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 180 152
Swindon median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £300
90th Percentile £601 £531 £475
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Swindon median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -19.23% +11.97%
10th Percentile £26.25 £18.50 £18.05
90th Percentile £31.15 £24.70 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £29.50 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -20.27% +13.85% +14.04%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Swindon

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Swindon

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 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 Swindon region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Billing
1 4 (100.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Earned Value Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP IS-U
General
1 4 (100.00%) Billing
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Programme Planner
1 4 (100.00%) Project Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Earned Value Management
1 4 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP