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 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing VB 80 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.96% 0.34% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.20% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 53 0 0
Median daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £340 £324
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £28.88 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
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
465 193 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.65% 33.10% 41.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 132 107
Median daily rate £320 £375 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 2 5
Median hourly rate £28.88 £32.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.76% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £15.68 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.00 £36.00
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 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 29 June 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 29 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for VB.

1 82 (82.00%) SQL
2 72 (72.00%) Windows
3 62 (62.00%) Windows Server
4 54 (54.00%) Unix
5 53 (53.00%) Linux
5 53 (53.00%) SQL Server
6 51 (51.00%) Security Cleared
7 46 (46.00%) Oracle
8 45 (45.00%) Tivoli
9 44 (44.00%) CA
9 44 (44.00%) TCP/IP
9 44 (44.00%) Perl
9 44 (44.00%) Shell Script
9 44 (44.00%) SC Cleared
10 41 (41.00%) HP
11 40 (40.00%) ServiceNow
12 39 (39.00%) HP SiteScope
13 38 (38.00%) BPSS Clearance
14 37 (37.00%) MOM
15 35 (35.00%) BMC
15 35 (35.00%) DB2
16 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
17 30 (30.00%) ITIL
18 28 (28.00%) .NET
19 27 (27.00%) T-SQL
20 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
21 25 (25.00%) Incident Management
22 24 (24.00%) PowerShell
23 23 (23.00%) Server Monitoring
24 22 (22.00%) VBScript

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 7 (7.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 44 (44.00%) TCP/IP
2 22 (22.00%) SAN
3 20 (20.00%) DHCP
3 20 (20.00%) DNS
4 8 (8.00%) Internet
5 1 (1.00%) HTTP
5 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (53.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (35.00%) DB2
3 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MSI
2 10 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 7 (7.00%) HP UFT
3 7 (7.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Advertising
2 2 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (29.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (8.00%) SQL Developer
3 8 (8.00%) VB Developer
4 7 (7.00%) ASP Developer
5 6 (6.00%) Applications Developer
6 5 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Subject Matter Expert
6 5 (5.00%) T-SQL Developer
6 5 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (5.00%) VB6 Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Performance Test Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) .NET Applications Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Performance Tester
8 3 (3.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.00%) .NET
2 18 (18.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (12.00%) HTML
4 9 (9.00%) Web Services
5 7 (7.00%) Classic ASP
6 6 (6.00%) CSS
7 4 (4.00%) ADO.NET
7 4 (4.00%) CAML
7 4 (4.00%) HTML5
7 4 (4.00%) jQuery
7 4 (4.00%) XML
8 3 (3.00%) ActiveX
8 3 (3.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.00%) MDX
8 3 (3.00%) Node.js
9 1 (1.00%) JSON
9 1 (1.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.00%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.00%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (72.00%) Windows
2 62 (62.00%) Windows Server
3 54 (54.00%) Unix
4 53 (53.00%) Linux
5 15 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.00%) AIX
6 7 (7.00%) Solaris
6 7 (7.00%) zOS
7 3 (3.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) ITIL
2 25 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 23 (23.00%) Server Monitoring
4 21 (21.00%) Mentoring
5 20 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 16 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 16 (16.00%) Software Distribution
7 14 (14.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (13.00%) Problem Management
9 10 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 9 (9.00%) Software Testing
11 8 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (7.00%) Change Management
12 7 (7.00%) Performance Testing
13 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (6.00%) High Availability
13 6 (6.00%) Performance Management
13 6 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (6.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (82.00%) SQL
2 44 (44.00%) Perl
2 44 (44.00%) Shell Script
3 27 (27.00%) T-SQL
4 24 (24.00%) PowerShell
5 22 (22.00%) C#
5 22 (22.00%) VBScript
6 20 (20.00%) Java
7 9 (9.00%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.00%) VB6
9 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.00%) FQL
10 4 (4.00%) VBA
11 2 (2.00%) C
12 1 (1.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 51 (51.00%) Security Cleared
2 44 (44.00%) SC Cleared
3 38 (38.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (20.00%) AAT
5 5 (5.00%) Degree
5 5 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.00%) SLA
2 9 (9.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 20 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 20 (20.00%) XenApp
1 20 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 20 (20.00%) XenServer
2 7 (7.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (6.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 45 (45.00%) Tivoli
2 39 (39.00%) HP SiteScope
3 37 (37.00%) MOM
4 20 (20.00%) SCCM
4 20 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.00%) SCOM
6 2 (2.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 46 (46.00%) Oracle
2 44 (44.00%) CA
3 41 (41.00%) HP
4 40 (40.00%) ServiceNow
5 35 (35.00%) BMC
6 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
7 20 (20.00%) AppSense
7 20 (20.00%) Citrix
8 15 (15.00%) VMware
9 7 (7.00%) IBM
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