Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 77 58
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19 -12
Contract jobs citing VB 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.96% 0.29% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 0.87% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Coventry median daily rate £301 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +29.63% +2.86%
10th Percentile £241 £325 £231
90th Percentile £363 £375 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £26.00

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 Coventry with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 230 344 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 31.46% 32.70% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 257 163
Coventry median daily rate £399 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.24% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £271 £295 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -17.95% -31.81%
10th Percentile £20.00 £11.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £29.13 £28.53
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £24.71
% change year-on-year +27.84% -1.84% +16.26%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Coventry

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Coventry

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Coventry over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB in Coventry

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Coventry region with a requirement for VB.

1 6 (85.71%) VBScript
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
3 4 (57.14%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Robotics
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
2 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Automation Test Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) VBScript
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Blue Prism
1 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
1 1 (14.29%) VMware