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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing VB 18 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.50% 2.07% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.84% 5.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 0
Average daily rate £350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.33%
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
308 138 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.78% 35.66% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 107 82
Average daily rate £375 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 -20 18 £350 -2.25% 1
VB
North East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (88.64%) .NET
2 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 24 (54.55%) HTML
3 24 (54.55%) CSS
4 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
5 21 (47.73%) HTML5
6 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (43.18%) Unix
6 19 (43.18%) Linux
7 16 (36.36%) C#
7 16 (36.36%) SQL
7 16 (36.36%) jQuery
8 14 (31.82%) Content Management
8 14 (31.82%) VB.NET
8 14 (31.82%) SDLC
9 13 (29.55%) ActionScript
9 13 (29.55%) PHP
9 13 (29.55%) RSS
9 13 (29.55%) SEO
9 13 (29.55%) CMS
9 13 (29.55%) Social Media
9 13 (29.55%) Open Source
10 12 (27.27%) 4G
10 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 12 (27.27%) Mac OS
10 12 (27.27%) SSH
10 12 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (27.27%) 3G
10 12 (27.27%) FTP
11 11 (25.00%) Java

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (29.55%) CMS
2 4 (9.09%) Drupal
3 3 (6.82%) Node.js
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) 3G
1 12 (27.27%) 4G
1 12 (27.27%) FTP
1 12 (27.27%) SSH
1 12 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (13.64%) Internet
3 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) GitLab
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.73%) VB Developer
4 8 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (18.18%) VB6 Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (15.91%) SQL Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
7 5 (11.36%) ASP Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Tivoli Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (4.55%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (4.55%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.55%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (88.64%) .NET
2 24 (54.55%) CSS
2 24 (54.55%) HTML
3 21 (47.73%) HTML5
4 16 (36.36%) jQuery
5 13 (29.55%) RSS
6 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 5 (11.36%) MDX
7 5 (11.36%) Web Services
8 4 (9.09%) Classic ASP
8 4 (9.09%) Drush
9 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.82%) CAML
10 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Social Media
2 6 (13.64%) N-Tier
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Linux
1 19 (43.18%) Unix
2 12 (27.27%) Mac OS
3 10 (22.73%) Windows
3 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.09%) AIX
4 4 (9.09%) Solaris
4 4 (9.09%) zOS
5 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Content Management
2 14 (31.82%) SDLC
3 13 (29.55%) Open Source
3 13 (29.55%) SEO
4 10 (22.73%) Change Control
5 9 (20.45%) Web Design
6 8 (18.18%) Data Management
7 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office Automation
9 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
9 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
9 5 (11.36%) Service Management
10 4 (9.09%) Change Management
10 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
10 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
11 3 (6.82%) TDD
12 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
2 16 (36.36%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) VB.NET
4 13 (29.55%) ActionScript
4 13 (29.55%) PHP
5 11 (25.00%) Java
5 11 (25.00%) VB6
6 6 (13.64%) VBA
7 5 (11.36%) VBScript
8 4 (9.09%) Perl
8 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.82%) C
9 3 (6.82%) FQL
9 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) HP
4 4 (9.09%) CA
4 4 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago