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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing VB 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 0.94% 3.85% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 21.43% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.56 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.34% -2.90%
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
56 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 52.83% 17.95% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 12
Average daily rate £320 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft