Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 21 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 65 65
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 -13
Contract jobs citing VB 2 98 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.23% 4.42% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 11.04% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 80 24
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £321 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.41% -35.25% +37.50%
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £323 £495
% change year-on-year +39.32% -34.75% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -13.33% -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 298 888 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.37% 40.02% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 644 348
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £388 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -14.63% +15.49%
10th Percentile £275 £252 £275
90th Percentile £550 £512 £563
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 13
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £42.50 £32.58 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.46% +20.66% -1.82%
10th Percentile £19.90 £28.00 £13.65
90th Percentile £48.05 £44.08 £42.15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £30.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year +38.21% +16.04% -3.64%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) MOM

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Server Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (50.00%) MOM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP