Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 70 78
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 -4
Contract jobs citing VB 5 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.41% 1.39% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 4.43% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% - +12.07%
South West median daily rate £431 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +32.69% -7.14% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £10.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +4.69%
South West median hourly rate - £22.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - -46.34% +104.39%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 360 406 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 29.32% 31.25% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 281 270
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £535 £530 £470
South West median daily rate £386 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.55% -2.03% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 27
Wiltshire median hourly rate £29.50 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.27% +13.85% +14.04%
10th Percentile £26.25 £18.50 £18.05
90th Percentile £39.95 £65.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Wiltshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Wiltshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Wiltshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Wiltshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -2 4 £500 +53.85%
Marlborough - 1 £288 -
VB
South West

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (80.00%) Billing
1 4 (80.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
1 4 (80.00%) Earned Value Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (80.00%) Billing
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Programme Planner
1 4 (80.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
1 4 (80.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) Earned Value Management
1 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP