Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 18 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - - 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Worcestershire median daily rate - - £275
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
Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 18 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 20.93% 30.66% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 32
Worcestershire median daily rate £350 £338 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.09% +38.26%
10th Percentile £138 £213 £207
90th Percentile £428 £429 £487
West Midlands median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Worcestershire median hourly rate £12.50 £41.50 £15.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.88% +173.93% +12.22%
10th Percentile £11.25 £40.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £13.75 £42.25 £21.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £24.71
% change year-on-year +27.84% -1.84% +14.91%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Worcestershire

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Worcestershire

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Worcestershire