The median contractor rate for a VB Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

VB Software Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 653 -
Contract jobs requiring a VB Software Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £370 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

VB Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured VB Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for VB Software Engineer in the UK

VB Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB Software Engineer in the UK

VB Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB Software Engineer in the UK

VB Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, VB Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring VB Software Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Modbus
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) COM+
2 1 (50.00%) DCOM
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript

VB Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) COM+
1 1 (50.00%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware