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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 56 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing VB 73 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.82% 2.48% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.17% 7.69% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 9 3
Median daily rate £280 £300 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £298 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £372 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +188.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +11.88%
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
515 299 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.04% 32.25% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 200 143
Median daily rate £325 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £263 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £509 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 2 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £23.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.18 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +4 72 £280 -33.92% 4
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 93 (76.86%) SQL
2 84 (69.42%) Windows
3 72 (59.50%) Windows Server
4 62 (51.24%) Unix
5 61 (50.41%) Linux
5 61 (50.41%) SQL Server
6 59 (48.76%) Security Cleared
7 52 (42.98%) Tivoli
8 51 (42.15%) CA
8 51 (42.15%) TCP/IP
8 51 (42.15%) Perl
8 51 (42.15%) Shell Script
8 51 (42.15%) SC Cleared
9 50 (41.32%) Oracle
10 45 (37.19%) HP
10 45 (37.19%) HP SiteScope
10 45 (37.19%) ServiceNow
11 44 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
12 43 (35.54%) MOM
13 41 (33.88%) BMC
13 41 (33.88%) DB2
14 37 (30.58%) Microsoft
15 36 (29.75%) ITIL
16 34 (28.10%) .NET
17 33 (27.27%) Java
18 29 (23.97%) T-SQL
18 29 (23.97%) MS Excel
19 28 (23.14%) PowerShell
20 27 (22.31%) Incident Management
21 26 (21.49%) VBScript

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 (5.79%) JBoss
1 7 (5.79%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (23.97%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 51 (42.15%) TCP/IP
2 25 (20.66%) SAN
3 23 (19.01%) DHCP
3 23 (19.01%) DNS
4 8 (6.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (50.41%) SQL Server
2 41 (33.88%) DB2
3 14 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 18 (14.88%) MSI
2 12 (9.92%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.92%) Maven
2 12 (9.92%) Subversion
3 10 (8.26%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.79%) Facilita Forecast
4 7 (5.79%) HP UFT
4 7 (5.79%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (3.31%) Finance
2 2 (1.65%) Advertising
2 2 (1.65%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Developer
2 15 (12.40%) .NET Developer
3 12 (9.92%) Java Developer
4 8 (6.61%) SQL Developer
5 7 (5.79%) Subject Matter Expert
6 6 (4.96%) Applications Developer
6 6 (4.96%) ASP Developer
7 5 (4.13%) VB Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.31%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Performance Test Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) T-SQL Developer
8 4 (3.31%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (2.48%) .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (2.48%) Performance Tester
9 3 (2.48%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.10%) .NET
2 25 (20.66%) ASP.NET
3 17 (14.05%) HTML
4 11 (9.09%) CSS
5 10 (8.26%) HTML5
5 10 (8.26%) Web Services
5 10 (8.26%) XML
6 7 (5.79%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.79%) Classic ASP
6 7 (5.79%) EJB
6 7 (5.79%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (5.79%) JPA
7 6 (4.96%) jQuery
7 6 (4.96%) JSON
8 5 (4.13%) CAML
8 5 (4.13%) CSS3
8 5 (4.13%) SOAP
9 4 (3.31%) ADO.NET
9 4 (3.31%) MDX
10 3 (2.48%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.61%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.96%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.96%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (4.13%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.13%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.48%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 84 (69.42%) Windows
2 72 (59.50%) Windows Server
3 62 (51.24%) Unix
4 61 (50.41%) Linux
5 17 (14.05%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.61%) AIX
6 8 (6.61%) Solaris
6 8 (6.61%) zOS
7 4 (3.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.75%) ITIL
2 27 (22.31%) Incident Management
3 24 (19.83%) Server Monitoring
4 23 (19.01%) Mentoring
5 22 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 18 (14.88%) Configuration Management
6 18 (14.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (14.05%) Software Distribution
8 14 (11.57%) Web Development
9 13 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (10.74%) Problem Management
10 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.26%) Test Scripting
12 9 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (7.44%) Software Testing
13 8 (6.61%) Data Management
13 8 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (6.61%) Server Building
14 7 (5.79%) Change Management
14 7 (5.79%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (76.86%) SQL
2 51 (42.15%) Perl
2 51 (42.15%) Shell Script
3 33 (27.27%) Java
4 29 (23.97%) T-SQL
5 28 (23.14%) PowerShell
6 26 (21.49%) VBScript
7 22 (18.18%) C#
8 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
9 10 (8.26%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.96%) VB6
11 5 (4.13%) FQL
11 5 (4.13%) VBA
12 2 (1.65%) C
13 1 (0.83%) Lua
Qualifications
1 59 (48.76%) Security Cleared
2 51 (42.15%) SC Cleared
3 44 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (19.83%) AAT
5 6 (4.96%) Degree
6 5 (4.13%) ISTQB
6 5 (4.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.18%) SLA
2 9 (7.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (4.96%) QA
System Software
1 23 (19.01%) Active Directory
1 23 (19.01%) Microsoft App-V
1 23 (19.01%) XenApp
1 23 (19.01%) XenDesktop
1 23 (19.01%) XenServer
2 8 (6.61%) Firmware
2 8 (6.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 52 (42.98%) Tivoli
2 45 (37.19%) HP SiteScope
3 43 (35.54%) MOM
4 23 (19.01%) SCCM
4 23 (19.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (4.96%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.65%) SCOM
6 2 (1.65%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 51 (42.15%) CA
2 50 (41.32%) Oracle
3 45 (37.19%) HP
3 45 (37.19%) ServiceNow
4 41 (33.88%) BMC
5 37 (30.58%) Microsoft
6 23 (19.01%) AppSense
6 23 (19.01%) Citrix
7 16 (13.22%) VMware
8 8 (6.61%) IBM
9 1 (0.83%) SAP
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