The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 40 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing VB 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 0.23% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.40% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £130 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.08% +34.72%
VB
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
133 248 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.82% 57.27% 51.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 207 137
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Cardiff region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

VB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Report Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos