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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing VB 62 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.65% 0.18% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.82% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 40 0 0
Median daily rate £304 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £28.05
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -12.64%
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
392 213 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.73% 39.15% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 144 116
Median daily rate £320 £358 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +35.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.84 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.82% -31.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £13.98 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.27 £32.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 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 24 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 58 (73.42%) SQL
2 48 (60.76%) Windows
3 42 (53.16%) SQL Server
4 41 (51.90%) Unix
4 41 (51.90%) Windows Server
5 40 (50.63%) Linux
6 37 (46.84%) Oracle
7 33 (41.77%) Security Cleared
8 32 (40.51%) Tivoli
9 31 (39.24%) Shell Script
9 31 (39.24%) CA
9 31 (39.24%) TCP/IP
9 31 (39.24%) .NET
9 31 (39.24%) Perl
10 30 (37.97%) HP SiteScope
10 30 (37.97%) ServiceNow
11 28 (35.44%) HP
12 27 (34.18%) SC Cleared
13 26 (32.91%) MOM
14 24 (30.38%) BMC
14 24 (30.38%) DB2
14 24 (30.38%) BPSS Clearance
15 23 (29.11%) C#
16 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
17 19 (24.05%) Java
17 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
17 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
18 18 (22.78%) ITIL
19 17 (21.52%) Incident Management
20 16 (20.25%) T-SQL

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 (8.86%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.06%) Node.js
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (39.24%) TCP/IP
2 14 (17.72%) SAN
3 9 (11.39%) DHCP
3 9 (11.39%) DNS
3 9 (11.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (53.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (30.38%) DB2
3 12 (15.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.13%) MSI
3 7 (8.86%) Facilita Forecast
3 7 (8.86%) HP UFT
3 7 (8.86%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Advertising
2 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.66%) VB Developer
4 8 (10.13%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.86%) ASP Developer
5 7 (8.86%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (8.86%) VB6 Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Applications Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (6.33%) T-SQL Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Performance Test Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Performance Tester
9 3 (3.80%) Tester
10 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.24%) .NET
2 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.46%) HTML
4 9 (11.39%) Web Services
5 7 (8.86%) Classic ASP
5 7 (8.86%) CSS
6 4 (5.06%) ADO.NET
6 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.06%) CAML
6 4 (5.06%) HTML5
6 4 (5.06%) jQuery
6 4 (5.06%) XML
7 3 (3.80%) ActiveX
7 3 (3.80%) MDX
8 1 (1.27%) JSON
8 1 (1.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.59%) Data Structures
1 6 (7.59%) Mainframe
1 6 (7.59%) Performance Metrics
2 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.76%) Windows
2 41 (51.90%) Unix
2 41 (51.90%) Windows Server
3 40 (50.63%) Linux
4 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.33%) AIX
5 5 (6.33%) Solaris
5 5 (6.33%) zOS
6 3 (3.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) ITIL
2 17 (21.52%) Incident Management
3 16 (20.25%) Server Monitoring
4 13 (16.46%) Configuration Management
4 13 (16.46%) Mentoring
4 13 (16.46%) Problem Management
5 10 (12.66%) Test Scripting
6 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.39%) Software Delivery
6 9 (11.39%) Software Testing
7 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (10.13%) Software Distribution
8 7 (8.86%) Change Management
8 7 (8.86%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Data Management
9 6 (7.59%) Operations Management
9 6 (7.59%) Performance Management
9 6 (7.59%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (73.42%) SQL
2 31 (39.24%) Perl
2 31 (39.24%) Shell Script
3 23 (29.11%) C#
4 19 (24.05%) Java
5 16 (20.25%) T-SQL
6 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
7 11 (13.92%) VB.NET
7 11 (13.92%) VBScript
8 9 (11.39%) VB6
9 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.06%) FQL
10 4 (5.06%) VBA
11 2 (2.53%) C
12 1 (1.27%) Lua
Qualifications
1 33 (41.77%) Security Cleared
2 27 (34.18%) SC Cleared
3 24 (30.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (15.19%) AAT
5 5 (6.33%) ISTQB
5 5 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.53%) Degree
7 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) SLA
2 6 (7.59%) QA
3 5 (6.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft App-V
1 9 (11.39%) XenApp
1 9 (11.39%) XenDesktop
1 9 (11.39%) XenServer
2 5 (6.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (3.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (40.51%) Tivoli
2 30 (37.97%) HP SiteScope
3 26 (32.91%) MOM
4 9 (11.39%) SCCM
4 9 (11.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.53%) SCOM
6 2 (2.53%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 37 (46.84%) Oracle
2 31 (39.24%) CA
3 30 (37.97%) ServiceNow
4 28 (35.44%) HP
5 24 (30.38%) BMC
6 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
7 9 (11.39%) AppSense
7 9 (11.39%) Citrix
7 9 (11.39%) VMware
8 5 (6.33%) IBM
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