Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 24 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 87 79
Contract jobs citing VB 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.16% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.44% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
West Sussex median daily rate - £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% +48.15%
South East median daily rate £345 £350 £345
% change year-on-year -1.43% +1.45% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +36.17%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 387 457 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 36.89% 36.07% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 250 321
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £398 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +8.16% +8.09%
10th Percentile £294 £260 £281
90th Percentile £569 £525 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +14.67% +25.21%
10th Percentile £42.48 £33.75 £30.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in West Sussex

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in West Sussex

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in West Sussex