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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing VB 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.43% 0.29% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 0.61% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
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
140 163 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.00% 47.94% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 129 109
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +14.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 June 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%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
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%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) C#

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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
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
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (75.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle