The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / East Midlands
Rank 73 58 86
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 21 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.45% 2.43% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.60% 7.16% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 5
Median daily rate £318 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £405 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+44.54% -19.11%

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
584 545 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.25% 33.94% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 330 285
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £14.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.40 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Leicestershire +8 9 £275 +1.85% 3
Derbyshire +2 6 £330 -17.50% 3
Northamptonshire -26 4 £450 +20.00% 7
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £300 -7.69% 2
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (75.76%) C#
3 22 (66.67%) SQL
4 16 (48.48%) MVC
5 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (36.36%) Scrum
7 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
8 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
8 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 10 (30.30%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (27.27%) Retail
9 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
10 7 (21.21%) Windows
10 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
12 5 (15.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
12 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
12 5 (15.15%) PKI
12 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
12 5 (15.15%) ADSI
12 5 (15.15%) DHCP
12 5 (15.15%) Kerberos
12 5 (15.15%) DNS
12 5 (15.15%) LDAP
12 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
12 5 (15.15%) Symantec

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DHCP
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
1 5 (15.15%) Kerberos
1 5 (15.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.03%) Power BI
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 9 (27.27%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Advertising
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) .NET Developer
3 14 (42.42%) C# Developer
4 13 (39.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (30.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (6.06%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Agile Developer
10 1 (3.03%) C# WCF Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Objective-C Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.15%) ADSI
4 4 (12.12%) HTML
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.09%) CSS
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
5 3 (9.09%) WPF
6 2 (6.06%) Classic ASP
6 2 (6.06%) XML
7 1 (3.03%) Ajax
7 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.03%) Cocoa
7 1 (3.03%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) LINQ
7 1 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (3.03%) WCF
7 1 (3.03%) WinForms
7 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) MVC
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) Scrum
4 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
4 10 (30.30%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.12%) ITSM
6 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) Workflow
9 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.03%) Migration
9 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.03%) Project Management
9 1 (3.03%) Service Management
9 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.03%) System Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) C#
2 22 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) VB
3 4 (12.12%) VB6
4 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) VBA
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCSD
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (15.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) MIIS
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) Intel Security
2 5 (15.15%) Symantec
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
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