The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing VB 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 0.69% 2.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +86.93%
VB
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Newport region.

Programming Languages Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 100 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 53.10% 67.11% 50.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 71 41
Median daily rate £450 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £339 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newport region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Newport region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Newport

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Newport region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

VB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Newport region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newport 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft