The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South Wales > Cardiff
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing VB 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.61% 1.44% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 2.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Cardiff median daily rate £525 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -  
South Wales median daily rate £525 £388 -
% change year-on-year +35.48% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 109 141 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 33.03% 50.72% 47.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 176 271
Cardiff median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
10th Percentile £308 £210 £200
90th Percentile £445 £513 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Cardiff median hourly rate £36.50 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +170.37% -22.85%  
South Wales median hourly rate £36.50 £14.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +156.14% -18.57%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Cardiff

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Cardiff

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Certification
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
1 2 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (66.67%) Record to Report
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) ThinApp
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) OCX
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OCX
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
1 2 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (66.67%) Record to Report
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense