Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 75 71
Contract jobs citing VB 0 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.93% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.23% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 10
South Yorkshire median daily rate - £375 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.37% +62.10%
Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £350 £388
% change year-on-year -1.43% -9.68% +27.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 - £9.50

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 271 493 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 33.25% 41.46% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 365 229
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £262
90th Percentile £600 £563 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +104.55% +10.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £20.00
% change year-on-year +169.09% -25.68% -20.00%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in South Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in South Yorkshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in South Yorkshire