The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing VB 39 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.65% 3.12% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.34% 7.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 0
Average daily rate
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£495 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £20.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.69% -27.05%
VB
North East

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

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
316 180 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 37.66% 43.17% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 122 29
Average daily rate £450 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 31 £495 +32.00% 3
Sunderland -2 4 - -
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 40 (74.07%) .NET
1 40 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 28 (51.85%) IBM
3 28 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (50.00%) FTP
5 26 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (44.44%) SQL
7 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
8 22 (40.74%) VB6
9 21 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (38.89%) SQL Server 2000
10 20 (37.04%) Manufacturing
11 19 (35.19%) Windows
12 18 (33.33%) Linux
12 18 (33.33%) UNIX
13 16 (29.63%) HTML
14 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
14 14 (25.93%) CSS
14 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
15 13 (24.07%) HTML5
16 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (20.37%) Java
16 11 (20.37%) VB.NET
17 10 (18.52%) Perl
17 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
17 10 (18.52%) Tivoli
17 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
18 9 (16.67%) Mainframe
18 9 (16.67%) HP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) Drupal
2 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.00%) FTP
2 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.11%) 3G
3 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (11.11%) SSH
3 6 (11.11%) 4G
4 2 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 28 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (38.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 21 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.85%) IDMS
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (5.56%) GitLab
4 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.70%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (3.70%) LoadUI
4 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.70%) JMeter
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (37.04%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) Programmer
3 14 (25.93%) VB Programmer
4 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) AWS Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) VB Developer
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Tester
8 2 (3.70%) Tester
8 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Server Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Support Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) .NET
2 16 (29.63%) HTML
3 14 (25.93%) CSS
4 13 (24.07%) HTML5
5 9 (16.67%) jQuery
6 8 (14.81%) Web Services
6 8 (14.81%) RSS
7 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.26%) MDX
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (5.56%) Drush
10 2 (3.70%) Ajax
10 2 (3.70%) XML
11 1 (1.85%) XHTML
11 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.85%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 8 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (14.81%) Social Media
3 6 (11.11%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 18 (33.33%) UNIX
3 8 (14.81%) zOS
3 8 (14.81%) AIX
3 8 (14.81%) Solaris
4 6 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.85%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) Change Control
2 8 (14.81%) Problem Management
2 8 (14.81%) SEO
2 8 (14.81%) Content Management
3 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.96%) Change Management
4 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 6 (11.11%) Web Design
4 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 5 (9.26%) SDLC
5 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.26%) Service Management
5 5 (9.26%) Data Management
6 4 (7.41%) CRM
6 4 (7.41%) Open Source
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 22 (40.74%) VB6
3 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) Java
4 11 (20.37%) VB.NET
5 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
5 10 (18.52%) Perl
6 8 (14.81%) PHP
6 8 (14.81%) ActionScript
7 7 (12.96%) VBA
8 6 (11.11%) C#
9 5 (9.26%) VBScript
10 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
11 3 (5.56%) C
12 1 (1.85%) COBOL
12 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.70%) MOM
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
2 2 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 28 (51.85%) IBM
3 9 (16.67%) HP
4 8 (14.81%) CA
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) PTC
Tyne and Wear
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