The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK / Wales
Rank 62 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% - 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £130 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+84.48% +28.88%

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
278 255 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.57% 42.93% 49.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 193 208
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.63 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.70 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VB
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
South Wales - 1 £130 - 1
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 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 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