Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 21 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 Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield - 3.30% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Wakefield median daily rate - £188 -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £212 £390
% change year-on-year +62.47% -45.55% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wakefield median hourly rate - - -
West 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 Wakefield with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wakefield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 15 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 13.76% 19.78% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 12
Wakefield median daily rate £369 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £211 £164 £227
90th Percentile £414 £468 £373
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wakefield median hourly rate - - £40.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Wakefield

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Wakefield