The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield - - 9.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.57%
VB
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 35.71% 14.29% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £355 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £364 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.26 - £13.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield