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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing VB 58 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.37% 0.39% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.63% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 38 0 0
Median daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -18.18%
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
329 207 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 36.11% 40.35% 42.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 146 155
Median daily rate £320 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.84 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 May 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 May 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 51 (70.83%) SQL
2 40 (55.56%) Windows
3 37 (51.39%) SQL Server
4 35 (48.61%) Unix
5 34 (47.22%) Linux
6 33 (45.83%) Oracle
6 33 (45.83%) Windows Server
7 32 (44.44%) .NET
8 26 (36.11%) Tivoli
9 25 (34.72%) CA
9 25 (34.72%) TCP/IP
9 25 (34.72%) Perl
9 25 (34.72%) Shell Script
9 25 (34.72%) HP SiteScope
9 25 (34.72%) ServiceNow
9 25 (34.72%) Security Cleared
10 24 (33.33%) C#
11 23 (31.94%) HP
12 21 (29.17%) MOM
13 20 (27.78%) BMC
13 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
13 20 (27.78%) DB2
13 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET
13 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
14 19 (26.39%) BPSS Clearance
14 19 (26.39%) Java
15 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
16 15 (20.83%) T-SQL
16 15 (20.83%) ITIL
17 14 (19.44%) HTML

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 (9.72%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.94%) Node.js
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.72%) TCP/IP
2 13 (18.06%) SAN
3 9 (12.50%) Internet
4 7 (9.72%) DHCP
4 7 (9.72%) DNS
5 1 (1.39%) HTTP
5 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (51.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (27.78%) DB2
3 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.72%) Facilita Forecast
2 7 (9.72%) HP UFT
2 7 (9.72%) LoadRunner
3 6 (8.33%) MSI
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Advertising
2 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.67%) VB Developer
4 9 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 8 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 8 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Applications Developer
6 7 (9.72%) ASP Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (8.33%) T-SQL Developer
8 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Performance Test Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Tester
10 3 (4.17%) Tester
11 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (44.44%) .NET
2 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 14 (19.44%) HTML
4 8 (11.11%) Classic ASP
4 8 (11.11%) CSS
5 7 (9.72%) Web Services
6 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.56%) CAML
7 4 (5.56%) HTML5
7 4 (5.56%) jQuery
8 3 (4.17%) ADO.NET
8 3 (4.17%) XML
9 2 (2.78%) ActiveX
9 2 (2.78%) MDX
10 1 (1.39%) JSON
10 1 (1.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 6 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (6.94%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (55.56%) Windows
2 35 (48.61%) Unix
3 34 (47.22%) Linux
4 33 (45.83%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.56%) AIX
6 4 (5.56%) Solaris
6 4 (5.56%) zOS
7 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) ITIL
2 14 (19.44%) Incident Management
3 13 (18.06%) Server Monitoring
4 12 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 12 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 10 (13.89%) Software Testing
6 9 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.72%) Performance Testing
8 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (9.72%) Software Delivery
9 6 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.33%) Change Management
9 6 (8.33%) Data Management
9 6 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (8.33%) SDLC
9 6 (8.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 51 (70.83%) SQL
2 25 (34.72%) Perl
2 25 (34.72%) Shell Script
3 24 (33.33%) C#
4 19 (26.39%) Java
5 15 (20.83%) T-SQL
6 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
7 10 (13.89%) VB.NET
7 10 (13.89%) VB6
8 9 (12.50%) VBScript
9 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.56%) FQL
10 4 (5.56%) VBA
11 2 (2.78%) C
12 1 (1.39%) Lua
12 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) Security Cleared
2 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 19 (26.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (15.28%) AAT
5 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
5 5 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) SLA
2 6 (8.33%) QA
3 4 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (9.72%) XenApp
1 7 (9.72%) XenDesktop
1 7 (9.72%) XenServer
2 4 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (36.11%) Tivoli
2 25 (34.72%) HP SiteScope
3 21 (29.17%) MOM
4 7 (9.72%) SCCM
4 7 (9.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.39%) SCOM
6 1 (1.39%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) Oracle
2 25 (34.72%) CA
2 25 (34.72%) ServiceNow
3 23 (31.94%) HP
4 20 (27.78%) BMC
4 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.72%) AppSense
5 7 (9.72%) Citrix
5 7 (9.72%) VMware
6 4 (5.56%) IBM
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