The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 2.99% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.46% -27.05%
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
70 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 52.24% 55.56% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 16
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Development Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Development Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) VB6