Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim - - 8.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
County Antrim median daily rate - - £313
Northern Ireland median daily rate - - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

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 County Antrim with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 426 136 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 72.70% 49.45% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 77 48
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £385 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +23.20% -0.79%
10th Percentile £313 £192 £163
90th Percentile £513 £500 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £314
% change year-on-year +7.14% +22.71% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.75 £42.50 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in County Antrim

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in County Antrim

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in County Antrim