The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET 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 .NET (VB .NET)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 36 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.46% 2.38% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 4.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +39.70%

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

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
132 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 61.11% 48.81% 53.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 22 24
Median daily rate £413 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.67 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET 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 Belfast region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) EngageOne
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) EJB

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 1 (33.33%) EngageOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft