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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 55 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4  
Contract jobs citing VB 1 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.15% 1.52% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 5.65% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £270 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.73% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.98%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £25.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +62.62% -4.62%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 190 177 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 28.15% 26.90% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 118 98
Median daily rate £350 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +85.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £10.50 £19.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -1 1 £270 -16.92% 1
VB
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Application Performance Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft