The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 89 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 0.40% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 0.98% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £295 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £325 £293
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £33.05 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-51.58% -4.20%
VB.NET
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
457 408 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.55% 40.96% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 265 124
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 10
Median hourly rate £22.54 £19.75 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% -51.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £17.15 £30.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.35 £140.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -1 4 - -
Warrington - 1 - - 2
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) VB
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) XAML
4 4 (40.00%) Validation
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (40.00%) WPF
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (40.00%) CSS3
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) SMTP
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) SMTP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (30.00%) VB Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) CSS3
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) VB
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (40.00%) XAML
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) VB6
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Postfix
1 2 (20.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) MobileIron
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec
1 2 (20.00%) Trustwave