Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 20 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 43 51
Contract jobs citing VB 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool - 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.41% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Liverpool median daily rate - £325 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +49.43% -27.50%
Merseyside median daily rate £270 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside 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 Liverpool with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 184 142 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 44.66% 32.64% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 85 75
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £294 £263 £179
90th Percentile £467 £503 £498
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%
10th Percentile £12.32 £12.33 £20.75
90th Percentile £18.87 £33.28 £22.25
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Liverpool

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Liverpool

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Liverpool