The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Newport region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport - - 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £31.75 £32.30
% change year-on-year
-20.47% -1.70%
Programming Languages Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 51.38% 31.94% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 24
Average daily rate £450 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 2 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 22 July 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB6