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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 61 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing VB 37 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.80% 3.93% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.08% 11.24% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 8
Median daily rate £280 £495 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.43% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £309 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £540 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Median hourly rate £28.88 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +64.50%
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
367 258 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.72% 34.96% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 167 125
Median daily rate £330 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £71.00
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 93 (91.18%) SQL
2 87 (85.29%) Windows
3 77 (75.49%) Windows Server
4 62 (60.78%) Security Cleared
4 62 (60.78%) Unix
5 61 (59.80%) Linux
6 58 (56.86%) SQL Server
7 57 (55.88%) Tivoli
8 56 (54.90%) Shell Script
8 56 (54.90%) TCP/IP
8 56 (54.90%) Perl
9 55 (53.92%) SC Cleared
10 54 (52.94%) CA
11 51 (50.00%) HP
11 51 (50.00%) Oracle
12 50 (49.02%) HP SiteScope
13 48 (47.06%) MOM
14 46 (45.10%) BPSS Clearance
15 45 (44.12%) ServiceNow
15 45 (44.12%) BMC
15 45 (44.12%) DB2
16 40 (39.22%) ITIL
17 35 (34.31%) Microsoft
18 28 (27.45%) T-SQL
18 28 (27.45%) Incident Management
19 27 (26.47%) Server Monitoring
19 27 (26.47%) MS Excel
20 26 (25.49%) VBScript
21 25 (24.51%) SAN
21 25 (24.51%) PowerShell

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 6 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.98%) Apache
2 1 (0.98%) CMS
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 56 (54.90%) TCP/IP
2 25 (24.51%) SAN
3 24 (23.53%) DHCP
3 24 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (3.92%) Internet
5 1 (0.98%) HTTP
5 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (56.86%) SQL Server
2 45 (44.12%) DB2
3 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) MSI
2 9 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.88%) Facilita Forecast
3 6 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 6 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (2.94%) Finance
2 2 (1.96%) Advertising
2 2 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (15.69%) Developer
2 8 (7.84%) .NET Developer
3 7 (6.86%) Subject Matter Expert
4 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (3.92%) Applications Developer
5 4 (3.92%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (3.92%) Performance Test Engineer
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Developer
5 4 (3.92%) Test Engineer
6 3 (2.94%) ASP Developer
6 3 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (2.94%) C# Developer
6 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (2.94%) Server Support
6 3 (2.94%) Support Engineer
6 3 (2.94%) T-SQL Developer
7 2 (1.96%) Consultant
7 2 (1.96%) Performance Tester
7 2 (1.96%) Senior Developer
7 2 (1.96%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.71%) .NET
2 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.82%) Web Services
4 7 (6.86%) HTML
5 4 (3.92%) ADO.NET
5 4 (3.92%) Classic ASP
5 4 (3.92%) XML
6 3 (2.94%) ActiveX
6 3 (2.94%) MDX
7 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.96%) CSS
7 2 (1.96%) Node.js
8 1 (0.98%) CAML
8 1 (0.98%) HTML5
8 1 (0.98%) jQuery
8 1 (0.98%) JSON
8 1 (0.98%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Mainframe
1 10 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.90%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.90%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.92%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (85.29%) Windows
2 77 (75.49%) Windows Server
3 62 (60.78%) Unix
4 61 (59.80%) Linux
5 18 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.86%) AIX
6 7 (6.86%) Solaris
6 7 (6.86%) zOS
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.22%) ITIL
2 28 (27.45%) Incident Management
3 27 (26.47%) Server Monitoring
4 24 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 23 (22.55%) Software Delivery
6 18 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (17.65%) Software Distribution
7 17 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 12 (11.76%) Problem Management
9 9 (8.82%) Test Scripting
10 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (7.84%) Server Building
11 7 (6.86%) Change Management
11 7 (6.86%) Software Testing
12 6 (5.88%) High Availability
12 6 (5.88%) Operations Management
12 6 (5.88%) Performance Management
12 6 (5.88%) Performance Testing
13 5 (4.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (91.18%) SQL
2 56 (54.90%) Perl
2 56 (54.90%) Shell Script
3 28 (27.45%) T-SQL
4 26 (25.49%) VBScript
5 25 (24.51%) PowerShell
6 15 (14.71%) Java
7 14 (13.73%) C#
8 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.92%) VBA
9 2 (1.96%) C
9 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.98%) FQL
10 1 (0.98%) Lua
Qualifications
1 62 (60.78%) Security Cleared
2 55 (53.92%) SC Cleared
3 46 (45.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (23.53%) AAT
5 6 (5.88%) Degree
6 4 (3.92%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.57%) SLA
2 10 (9.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (4.90%) QA
System Software
1 24 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 24 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
1 24 (23.53%) XenApp
1 24 (23.53%) XenDesktop
1 24 (23.53%) XenServer
2 8 (7.84%) Firmware
3 7 (6.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 57 (55.88%) Tivoli
2 50 (49.02%) HP SiteScope
3 48 (47.06%) MOM
4 24 (23.53%) SCCM
4 24 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (4.90%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.96%) SCOM
6 2 (1.96%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 54 (52.94%) CA
2 51 (50.00%) HP
2 51 (50.00%) Oracle
3 45 (44.12%) BMC
3 45 (44.12%) ServiceNow
4 35 (34.31%) Microsoft
5 24 (23.53%) AppSense
5 24 (23.53%) Citrix
6 16 (15.69%) VMware
7 7 (6.86%) IBM
8 1 (0.98%) SAP
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Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £330.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £311 per day
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Rate: £300 - £342 per day
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