The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 64 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing VB 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.16% 0.17% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.30% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £130 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +4.83%
VB
Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
298 336 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.30% 56.66% 52.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 276 194
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +5.00%
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 South Wales

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VB
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

VB
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South Wales 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
Cardiff +14 1 £130 -48.00%
VB
Wales

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control

VB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Report Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Report Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSD
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft