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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank - 58 58
Contract jobs citing VB 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire - 0.61% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.92% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 185 208 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 28.91% 31.95% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 141 93
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £446 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 7
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +99.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £11.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.43 £30.80
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Wiltshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Database Security
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012

VB
Top Related 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 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
2 3 (75.00%) Administrator
3 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Database Security
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware