The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / North East
Rank 61 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing VB 33 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.46% 1.11% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.65% 3.02% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 11
Median daily rate £320 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £481 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+84.48% +28.88%

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

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
342 331 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.81% 36.90% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 196 173
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VB
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the North East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VB
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 29 £323 -7.85% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for VB.

1 67 (76.14%) Windows
2 55 (62.50%) SQL
3 46 (52.27%) Windows Server
4 44 (50.00%) Perl
4 44 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 43 (48.86%) Linux
5 43 (48.86%) TCP/IP
5 43 (48.86%) Unix
5 43 (48.86%) Shell Script
6 40 (45.45%) SC Cleared
7 35 (39.77%) Java
8 33 (37.50%) HP
9 32 (36.36%) Tivoli
9 32 (36.36%) SQL Server
10 30 (34.09%) HP SiteScope
11 23 (26.14%) Server Monitoring
11 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
12 21 (23.86%) C
13 19 (21.59%) C#
14 18 (20.45%) Oracle
14 18 (20.45%) XML
14 18 (20.45%) CA
15 17 (19.32%) BizTalk Server
15 17 (19.32%) ITIL
15 17 (19.32%) HTML
16 16 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
16 16 (18.18%) Integration Testing
17 15 (17.05%) WebLogic
17 15 (17.05%) BPSS Clearance

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 17 (19.32%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (17.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 43 (48.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.55%) DHCP
2 4 (4.55%) DNS
3 3 (3.41%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) DB2
3 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.68%) OLAP
4 5 (5.68%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.55%) SAP BW
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.14%) QlikView
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.55%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) Maven
2 4 (4.55%) Subversion
3 3 (3.41%) MSI
4 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Developer
2 17 (19.32%) Automation Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) Analyst
4 15 (17.05%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Development Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Product Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Products Support Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Mainframe Support
10 3 (3.41%) VB Developer
11 2 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Monitoring Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) SQL Developer
12 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Developer
12 1 (1.14%) Infrastructure Manager
12 1 (1.14%) Server Support Analyst
12 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.45%) XML
2 17 (19.32%) HTML
3 7 (7.95%) .NET
4 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.41%) EJB
4 3 (3.41%) EJB 3.0
4 3 (3.41%) JPA
4 3 (3.41%) jQuery
4 3 (3.41%) JSON
4 3 (3.41%) SOAP
4 3 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.14%) CSS
5 1 (1.14%) CSS3
5 1 (1.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 10 (11.36%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (76.14%) Windows
2 46 (52.27%) Windows Server
3 43 (48.86%) Linux
3 43 (48.86%) Unix
4 11 (12.50%) zOS
5 10 (11.36%) AIX
5 10 (11.36%) Solaris
6 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Server Monitoring
2 17 (19.32%) ITIL
3 16 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 12 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 11 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 10 (11.36%) Change Control
7 9 (10.23%) Project Management
8 8 (9.09%) Change Management
9 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.82%) ETL
9 6 (6.82%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.68%) Analytics
10 5 (5.68%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (5.68%) OO
10 5 (5.68%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (5.68%) Open Source
10 5 (5.68%) UML
10 5 (5.68%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 55 (62.50%) SQL
2 44 (50.00%) Perl
3 43 (48.86%) Shell Script
4 35 (39.77%) Java
5 21 (23.86%) C
6 19 (21.59%) C#
7 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 8 (9.09%) VB6
9 7 (7.95%) VBScript
10 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 15 (17.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.68%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) HND
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (4.55%) XenApp
2 4 (4.55%) XenDesktop
2 4 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (36.36%) Tivoli
2 30 (34.09%) HP SiteScope
3 11 (12.50%) MOM
4 8 (9.09%) Control-M
5 4 (4.55%) SCCM
5 4 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (37.50%) HP
2 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.45%) CA
3 18 (20.45%) Oracle
4 8 (9.09%) BMC
4 8 (9.09%) IBM
4 8 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 5 (5.68%) SAP
6 4 (4.55%) AppSense
6 4 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (1.14%) Sage
7 1 (1.14%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.14%) VMware
North East
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