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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 47 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing VB 57 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.50% 1.88% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.54% 5.28% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 14
Median daily rate £375 £438 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £328 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +4.83%
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
494 341 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.02% 35.52% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 209 232
Median daily rate £350 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 8
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -30.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 51 £375 -14.28% 1
Durham +4 4 £375 +19.04%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 87 (79.82%) Windows
2 74 (67.89%) SQL
3 63 (57.80%) Windows Server
4 61 (55.96%) Security Cleared
5 57 (52.29%) SC Cleared
6 54 (49.54%) Perl
7 53 (48.62%) Linux
7 53 (48.62%) Unix
7 53 (48.62%) TCP/IP
7 53 (48.62%) Shell Script
8 44 (40.37%) Tivoli
9 42 (38.53%) SQL Server
10 41 (37.61%) HP
11 40 (36.70%) Java
12 36 (33.03%) HP SiteScope
13 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
14 32 (29.36%) CA
14 32 (29.36%) BPSS Clearance
15 30 (27.52%) ITIL
15 30 (27.52%) Oracle
16 25 (22.94%) Server Monitoring
17 23 (21.10%) MOM
18 21 (19.27%) C
19 20 (18.35%) BMC
19 20 (18.35%) DB2
19 20 (18.35%) XML
20 19 (17.43%) JavaScript
20 19 (17.43%) Incident Management
21 18 (16.51%) C#
21 18 (16.51%) ServiceNow

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 (15.60%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (13.76%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 53 (48.62%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.84%) DHCP
2 14 (12.84%) DNS
3 10 (9.17%) SAN
4 3 (2.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (38.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.35%) DB2
3 6 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.59%) OLAP
4 5 (4.59%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.67%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.92%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.92%) QlikView
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MSI
2 7 (6.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.42%) Maven
2 7 (6.42%) Subversion
3 4 (3.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (2.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Developer
2 16 (14.68%) Analyst
3 14 (12.84%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (11.93%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Development Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Product Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Products Support Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Subject Matter Expert
9 4 (3.67%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) Mainframe Support
10 3 (2.75%) VB Developer
11 2 (1.83%) Applications Engineer
11 2 (1.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.83%) Monitoring Engineer
11 2 (1.83%) Server Support
12 1 (0.92%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.35%) XML
2 17 (15.60%) HTML
3 7 (6.42%) .NET
4 5 (4.59%) EJB
4 5 (4.59%) EJB 3.0
4 5 (4.59%) JPA
4 5 (4.59%) JSON
4 5 (4.59%) SOAP
5 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.75%) jQuery
5 3 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.83%) CSS
6 2 (1.83%) CSS3
6 2 (1.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (13.76%) Mainframe
3 12 (11.01%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.34%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (79.82%) Windows
2 63 (57.80%) Windows Server
3 53 (48.62%) Linux
3 53 (48.62%) Unix
4 13 (11.93%) zOS
5 12 (11.01%) AIX
5 12 (11.01%) Solaris
6 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) ITIL
2 25 (22.94%) Server Monitoring
3 19 (17.43%) Incident Management
4 16 (14.68%) Integration Testing
5 13 (11.93%) Software Delivery
6 12 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (11.01%) Mentoring
7 10 (9.17%) Project Management
8 9 (8.26%) Problem Management
8 9 (8.26%) Quality Management
8 9 (8.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (8.26%) Software Distribution
9 8 (7.34%) Change Control
10 7 (6.42%) Change Management
10 7 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.50%) ETL
11 6 (5.50%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.59%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.59%) Dimensional Modelling
12 5 (4.59%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 74 (67.89%) SQL
2 54 (49.54%) Perl
3 53 (48.62%) Shell Script
4 40 (36.70%) Java
5 21 (19.27%) C
6 19 (17.43%) JavaScript
7 18 (16.51%) C#
8 16 (14.68%) VBScript
9 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
9 14 (12.84%) T-SQL
10 7 (6.42%) VB6
11 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (55.96%) Security Cleared
2 57 (52.29%) SC Cleared
3 32 (29.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (10.09%) AAT
5 8 (7.34%) Degree
5 8 (7.34%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) SLA
2 5 (4.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 14 (12.84%) Active Directory
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft App-V
1 14 (12.84%) XenApp
1 14 (12.84%) XenDesktop
1 14 (12.84%) XenServer
2 11 (10.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (3.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (40.37%) Tivoli
2 36 (33.03%) HP SiteScope
3 23 (21.10%) MOM
4 14 (12.84%) SCCM
4 14 (12.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (7.34%) Control-M
6 2 (1.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (37.61%) HP
2 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
3 32 (29.36%) CA
4 30 (27.52%) Oracle
5 20 (18.35%) BMC
6 18 (16.51%) ServiceNow
7 14 (12.84%) AppSense
7 14 (12.84%) Citrix
8 10 (9.17%) IBM
9 6 (5.50%) SAP
9 6 (5.50%) VMware
10 1 (0.92%) Sage
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