Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 July 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 > Warwickshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 58 58
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -
Contract jobs citing VB 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.31% 0.57% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 2.58% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Warwickshire median daily rate £375 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - £28.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £38.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year -55.26% +50.50% +32.89%

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 179 194 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 28.01% 21.97% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 110 102
Warwickshire median daily rate £350 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.75% +9.62% +4.84%
10th Percentile £179 £238 £210
90th Percentile £490 £476 £443
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 29
Warwickshire median hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -25.50% -5.63%
10th Percentile £21.75 £13.35 £22.00
90th Percentile £39.95 £25.00 £39.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £26.67
% change year-on-year +32.65% -8.15% -14.65%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Warwickshire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Warwickshire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Warwickshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +10 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £375 -
VB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Sass

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Excel Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft