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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing VB 61 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.31% 2.45% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.06% 6.57% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 1
Median daily rate £310 £295 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -4.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
VB
England

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
405 289 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.25% 37.24% 39.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 203 174
Median daily rate £320 £320 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 59 £310 +5.08% 3
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 North East region with a requirement for VB.

1 51 (68.00%) SQL
2 40 (53.33%) Windows
3 37 (49.33%) SQL Server
4 36 (48.00%) .NET
5 35 (46.67%) Unix
6 34 (45.33%) Linux
7 33 (44.00%) Windows Server
8 31 (41.33%) Oracle
9 26 (34.67%) C#
10 25 (33.33%) Tivoli
10 25 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 24 (32.00%) ServiceNow
11 24 (32.00%) CA
11 24 (32.00%) TCP/IP
11 24 (32.00%) Perl
11 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET
11 24 (32.00%) Shell Script
12 23 (30.67%) Java
12 23 (30.67%) HP SiteScope
13 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
13 21 (28.00%) HP
14 19 (25.33%) MOM
14 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
15 18 (24.00%) BPSS Clearance
15 18 (24.00%) BMC
15 18 (24.00%) DB2
15 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
16 16 (21.33%) HTML
17 15 (20.00%) T-SQL
18 14 (18.67%) SQL Server 2008

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 7 (9.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.67%) Node.js
2 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (16.00%) SAN
3 10 (13.33%) Internet
4 7 (9.33%) DHCP
4 7 (9.33%) DNS
5 1 (1.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (49.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.00%) DB2
3 14 (18.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.33%) Facilita Forecast
2 7 (9.33%) HP UFT
2 7 (9.33%) LoadRunner
3 6 (8.00%) MSI
4 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.67%) Maven
4 2 (2.67%) Subversion
5 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Advertising
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (49.33%) Developer
2 18 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.00%) VB Developer
4 10 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (10.67%) VB6 Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Applications Developer
7 7 (9.33%) ASP Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (8.00%) T-SQL Developer
9 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.33%) .NET Applications Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Performance Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Performance Test Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Test Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) Performance Tester
11 3 (4.00%) Tester
12 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (2.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.00%) .NET
2 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (21.33%) HTML
4 10 (13.33%) CSS
5 8 (10.67%) Classic ASP
5 8 (10.67%) Web Services
6 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.00%) HTML5
7 5 (6.67%) CAML
7 5 (6.67%) jQuery
8 3 (4.00%) ADO.NET
8 3 (4.00%) MDX
8 3 (4.00%) XML
9 2 (2.67%) ActiveX
10 1 (1.33%) CSS3
10 1 (1.33%) EJB
10 1 (1.33%) EJB 3.0
10 1 (1.33%) JPA
10 1 (1.33%) JSON
10 1 (1.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (53.33%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) Unix
3 34 (45.33%) Linux
4 33 (44.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.67%) AIX
6 5 (6.67%) Solaris
6 5 (6.67%) zOS
7 4 (5.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Incident Management
2 12 (16.00%) Server Monitoring
3 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
3 11 (14.67%) Problem Management
4 10 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (10.67%) Data Management
7 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
7 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (9.33%) Software Delivery
8 6 (8.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (8.00%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (8.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (8.00%) SDLC
8 6 (8.00%) Software Distribution
8 6 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.00%) SQL
2 26 (34.67%) C#
3 24 (32.00%) Perl
3 24 (32.00%) Shell Script
4 23 (30.67%) Java
5 15 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
7 11 (14.67%) VB.NET
8 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (13.33%) VB6
8 10 (13.33%) VBScript
9 5 (6.67%) FQL
9 5 (6.67%) VBA
10 2 (2.67%) C
11 1 (1.33%) Lua
11 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
3 18 (24.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (13.33%) AAT
5 5 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 5 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.67%) Degree
7 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) SLA
2 6 (8.00%) QA
3 4 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (9.33%) XenApp
1 7 (9.33%) XenDesktop
1 7 (9.33%) XenServer
2 5 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (2.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 23 (30.67%) HP SiteScope
3 19 (25.33%) MOM
4 7 (9.33%) SCCM
4 7 (9.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Oracle
2 24 (32.00%) CA
2 24 (32.00%) ServiceNow
3 21 (28.00%) HP
3 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (24.00%) BMC
5 7 (9.33%) AppSense
5 7 (9.33%) Citrix
5 7 (9.33%) VMware
6 5 (6.67%) IBM
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