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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank - 41 44
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon - 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.86% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.53
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 Swindon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 134 116 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 38.73% 35.69% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 93 51
Median daily rate £413 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -45.16%  
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Swindon