The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 56 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing VB 50 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.41% 1.95% 3.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.35% 4.91% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 13
Median daily rate £375 £475 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £495 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.08% +34.72%
VB
Tyne and Wear

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

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
483 265 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.63% 39.73% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 170 174
Median daily rate £375 £355 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Median hourly rate £53.50 £22.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.16% -17.27%
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for VB.

1 86 (90.53%) Windows
2 69 (72.63%) SQL
3 63 (66.32%) Windows Server
4 59 (62.11%) Security Cleared
5 56 (58.95%) SC Cleared
6 54 (56.84%) Perl
7 53 (55.79%) Linux
7 53 (55.79%) TCP/IP
7 53 (55.79%) Unix
7 53 (55.79%) Shell Script
8 44 (46.32%) Tivoli
9 41 (43.16%) HP
10 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
10 36 (37.89%) HP SiteScope
11 33 (34.74%) CA
12 32 (33.68%) BPSS Clearance
13 31 (32.63%) Oracle
13 31 (32.63%) Java
13 31 (32.63%) ITIL
14 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
15 24 (25.26%) MOM
15 24 (25.26%) Server Monitoring
16 21 (22.11%) BMC
16 21 (22.11%) DB2
17 20 (21.05%) Incident Management
18 19 (20.00%) C
19 18 (18.95%) ServiceNow
20 16 (16.84%) C#
20 16 (16.84%) VBScript
21 15 (15.79%) Mainframe

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 15 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (13.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 53 (55.79%) TCP/IP
2 14 (14.74%) DHCP
2 14 (14.74%) DNS
3 11 (11.58%) SAN
4 3 (3.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.11%) DB2
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.05%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MSI
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (16.84%) Analyst
2 13 (13.68%) Automation Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Development Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Product Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Products Support Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Subject Matter Expert
8 4 (4.21%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Mainframe Support
9 3 (3.16%) VB Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Monitoring Engineer
10 2 (2.11%) Server Support
11 1 (1.05%) Citrix Engineer
11 1 (1.05%) Server Support Analyst
11 1 (1.05%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) HTML
1 13 (13.68%) XML
2 5 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Mainframe
2 12 (12.63%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (12.63%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 86 (90.53%) Windows
2 63 (66.32%) Windows Server
3 53 (55.79%) Linux
3 53 (55.79%) Unix
4 13 (13.68%) zOS
5 12 (12.63%) AIX
5 12 (12.63%) Solaris
6 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.63%) ITIL
2 24 (25.26%) Server Monitoring
3 20 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 15 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 13 (13.68%) Mentoring
5 13 (13.68%) Software Delivery
6 10 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (9.47%) Problem Management
7 9 (9.47%) Quality Management
7 9 (9.47%) Software Distribution
8 8 (8.42%) Change Control
9 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.37%) Change Management
10 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.32%) Project Management
10 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.26%) OO
11 5 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 69 (72.63%) SQL
2 54 (56.84%) Perl
3 53 (55.79%) Shell Script
4 31 (32.63%) Java
5 19 (20.00%) C
6 16 (16.84%) C#
6 16 (16.84%) VBScript
7 14 (14.74%) PowerShell
7 14 (14.74%) T-SQL
8 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
9 7 (7.37%) VB6
10 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (62.11%) Security Cleared
2 56 (58.95%) SC Cleared
3 32 (33.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (12.63%) AAT
5 8 (8.42%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.21%) Degree
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) SLA
2 5 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft App-V
1 14 (14.74%) XenApp
1 14 (14.74%) XenDesktop
1 14 (14.74%) XenServer
2 11 (11.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (46.32%) Tivoli
2 36 (37.89%) HP SiteScope
3 24 (25.26%) MOM
4 14 (14.74%) SCCM
4 14 (14.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (8.42%) Control-M
6 2 (2.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (43.16%) HP
2 33 (34.74%) CA
3 31 (32.63%) Oracle
4 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
5 21 (22.11%) BMC
6 18 (18.95%) ServiceNow
7 14 (14.74%) AppSense
7 14 (14.74%) Citrix
8 10 (10.53%) IBM
9 7 (7.37%) VMware
10 1 (1.05%) Sage
10 1 (1.05%) SAP