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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 56 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing VB 28 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.82% 1.40% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 3.50% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 7
Median daily rate £323 £350 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -0.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £430 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+84.48% +28.88%

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
280 257 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.20% 40.09% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 156 110
Median daily rate £350 £380 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 £20.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.19% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 62 (84.93%) Windows
2 46 (63.01%) SQL
3 42 (57.53%) Windows Server
4 41 (56.16%) Perl
5 40 (54.79%) Unix
5 40 (54.79%) Linux
5 40 (54.79%) TCP/IP
5 40 (54.79%) Shell Script
6 39 (53.42%) Security Cleared
7 36 (49.32%) SC Cleared
8 30 (41.10%) HP
9 29 (39.73%) Tivoli
9 29 (39.73%) Java
10 27 (36.99%) HP SiteScope
11 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
12 20 (27.40%) Server Monitoring
13 19 (26.03%) C
14 18 (24.66%) Oracle
14 18 (24.66%) CA
15 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
15 17 (23.29%) C#
15 17 (23.29%) ITIL
16 15 (20.55%) BizTalk Server
16 15 (20.55%) Integration Testing
17 14 (19.18%) HTML
17 14 (19.18%) BPSS Clearance
18 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
18 13 (17.81%) WebLogic
18 13 (17.81%) XML
19 12 (16.44%) Incident Management

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 (20.55%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (17.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 40 (54.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) DHCP
2 3 (4.11%) DNS
2 3 (4.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) DB2
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) MSI
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.37%) Selenium
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Automation Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Development Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Product Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Products Support Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Mainframe Support
9 3 (4.11%) VB Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Monitoring Engineer
11 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Management Engineer
11 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
11 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
11 1 (1.37%) Public Sector Business Analyst
11 1 (1.37%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
11 1 (1.37%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) HTML
2 13 (17.81%) XML
3 6 (8.22%) .NET
4 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (15.07%) Mainframe
3 10 (13.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (84.93%) Windows
2 42 (57.53%) Windows Server
3 40 (54.79%) Linux
3 40 (54.79%) Unix
4 11 (15.07%) zOS
5 10 (13.70%) AIX
5 10 (13.70%) Solaris
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Server Monitoring
2 17 (23.29%) ITIL
3 15 (20.55%) Integration Testing
4 12 (16.44%) Incident Management
5 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
5 11 (15.07%) Quality Management
6 10 (13.70%) Change Control
7 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.96%) Change Management
8 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.85%) OO
9 5 (6.85%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (6.85%) Open Source
9 5 (6.85%) Project Management
9 5 (6.85%) UML
9 5 (6.85%) Use Case
10 4 (5.48%) Service Design
11 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (63.01%) SQL
2 41 (56.16%) Perl
3 40 (54.79%) Shell Script
4 29 (39.73%) Java
5 19 (26.03%) C
6 17 (23.29%) C#
7 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.96%) VB6
9 6 (8.22%) VBScript
10 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (53.42%) Security Cleared
2 36 (49.32%) SC Cleared
3 14 (19.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (13.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) HND
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.11%) XenApp
2 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (39.73%) Tivoli
2 27 (36.99%) HP SiteScope
3 11 (15.07%) MOM
4 8 (10.96%) Control-M
5 3 (4.11%) SCCM
5 3 (4.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) HP
2 18 (24.66%) CA
2 18 (24.66%) Oracle
3 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.96%) BMC
4 8 (10.96%) IBM
4 8 (10.96%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.11%) AppSense
5 3 (4.11%) Citrix
6 1 (1.37%) Sage
6 1 (1.37%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.37%) VMware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago