Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for WSH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSH over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 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.

Windows Script Host (WSH)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 170 -
Contract jobs citing WSH 0 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.42% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £65.00 -

WSH is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,440 1,205 1,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.53% 25.57% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 796 863
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £270
90th Percentile £575 £561 £538
England median daily rate £494 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 37 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +29.79% -19.92%
10th Percentile £32.65 £14.21 £10.68
90th Percentile £62.13 £43.75 £32.74
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

WSH
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing WSH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WSH in the West Midlands

WSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WSH in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for WSH in the West Midlands