Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 18 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - - 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median daily rate - - -
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -38.10% +5.00% +53.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £35.00
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £36.25

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 Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 75 152 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 35.21% 50.50% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 136 90
Chester median daily rate £394 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.58%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £290
90th Percentile £481 £488 £504
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Chester median hourly rate - - £33.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +47.62% -40.00% +5.26%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Chester

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Chester

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Chester