Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sunderland 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 December 2018 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 > Sunderland
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing VB 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sunderland 2.78% 8.57% 7.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 20.00% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Sunderland median daily rate - - £325
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £450 £325
% change year-on-year - +38.46% -34.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Sunderland median hourly rate £28.50 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £28.50 - £52.50

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 Sunderland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Sunderland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 20 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sunderland 55.56% 42.86% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 8
Sunderland median daily rate £300 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +15.56%
10th Percentile £203 £276 £313
90th Percentile £375 £425 £385
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Sunderland median hourly rate £37.25 - £15.25
10th Percentile £28.58 - £14.13
90th Percentile £45.33 - £16.38
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £34.33
% change year-on-year +24.14% +5.60% +32.03%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Sunderland

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Sunderland

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sunderland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Sunderland

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sunderland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Sunderland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sunderland region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) CANoe
1 1 (100.00%) FlexRay

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sunderland 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 1 (100.00%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) CANoe
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG