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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 51 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing VB 20 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.97% 1.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.94% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 0
Average daily rate £350 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.57%
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
288 125 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.79% 37.99% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 96 92
Average daily rate £375 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 39 (86.67%) .NET
2 26 (57.78%) SQL Server
3 25 (55.56%) HTML
4 24 (53.33%) CSS
5 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
6 21 (46.67%) HTML5
7 20 (44.44%) Linux
7 20 (44.44%) Unix
8 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (37.78%) C#
9 17 (37.78%) SQL
10 16 (35.56%) jQuery
11 14 (31.11%) Content Management
11 14 (31.11%) VB.NET
11 14 (31.11%) SDLC
12 13 (28.89%) ActionScript
12 13 (28.89%) PHP
12 13 (28.89%) RSS
12 13 (28.89%) SEO
12 13 (28.89%) CMS
12 13 (28.89%) Social Media
12 13 (28.89%) Open Source
13 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
13 12 (26.67%) Mac OS
13 12 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (26.67%) SSH
13 12 (26.67%) Java
13 12 (26.67%) 3G
13 12 (26.67%) FTP
13 12 (26.67%) 4G

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.89%) CMS
2 4 (8.89%) Drupal
3 3 (6.67%) Node.js
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) 3G
1 12 (26.67%) 4G
1 12 (26.67%) FTP
1 12 (26.67%) SSH
1 12 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (13.33%) Internet
3 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) GitLab
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 11 (24.44%) VB Developer
4 9 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
5 7 (15.56%) SQL Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (11.11%) ASP Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (4.44%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Classic ASP Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (4.44%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (4.44%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.44%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (86.67%) .NET
2 25 (55.56%) HTML
3 24 (53.33%) CSS
4 21 (46.67%) HTML5
5 16 (35.56%) jQuery
6 13 (28.89%) RSS
7 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 5 (11.11%) MDX
8 5 (11.11%) Web Services
9 4 (8.89%) Classic ASP
9 4 (8.89%) Drush
10 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.67%) CAML
11 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Social Media
2 6 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Linux
1 20 (44.44%) Unix
2 12 (26.67%) Mac OS
3 11 (24.44%) Windows
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.89%) AIX
5 4 (8.89%) Solaris
5 4 (8.89%) zOS
6 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Content Management
2 14 (31.11%) SDLC
3 13 (28.89%) Open Source
3 13 (28.89%) SEO
4 10 (22.22%) Change Control
5 9 (20.00%) Web Design
6 8 (17.78%) Data Management
7 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
9 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
9 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 5 (11.11%) Service Management
10 4 (8.89%) Change Management
10 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.89%) Quality Management
11 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
11 3 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
2 17 (37.78%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) VB.NET
4 13 (28.89%) ActionScript
4 13 (28.89%) PHP
5 12 (26.67%) Java
6 11 (24.44%) VB6
7 6 (13.33%) VBA
8 5 (11.11%) VBScript
9 4 (8.89%) Perl
9 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
9 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
10 3 (6.67%) C
10 3 (6.67%) FQL
10 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (8.89%) CA
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago