Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 23 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 > Solihull
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 30
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 0.38% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.49% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Solihull median daily rate - £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.67% -5.66%
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
Solihull 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 Solihull with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 45 67 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 23.81% 25.77% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 31
Solihull median daily rate £406 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £317 £242 £300
90th Percentile £576 £437 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Solihull median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
10th Percentile £42.50 - £18.85
90th Percentile £47.50 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
% change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +23.09%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Solihull

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Solihull

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Solihull