Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 50 75
Rank change year-on-year -5 +25 -13
Contract jobs citing VB 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.65% 1.09% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 2.91% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £413 £195 £288
90th Percentile £438 £445 £347
South Wales median daily rate £425 £313 £330
% change year-on-year +35.89% -5.23% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £16.00

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 222 206 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 36.10% 37.32% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 149 339
Cardiff median daily rate £367 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.13% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £215
90th Percentile £466 £531 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.13% +196.30% -11.48%
10th Percentile £14.75 £25.20 £10.09
90th Percentile £30.83 £40.00 £20.75
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.11
% change year-on-year -65.45% +203.74% +10.58%

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 18 November 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB6
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree

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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau