The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 31 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.82% 1.64% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 4.64% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £250 £363 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +34.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.73% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +19.56%
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 Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 194 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.76% 35.27% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 128 97
Median daily rate £375 £442 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +26.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £535 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Chorley - 4 £250 -
Preston +6 3 - -
Fleetwood - 2 £300 -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (41.18%) WinForms
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) VB
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) VB6
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (23.53%) XSD
7 4 (23.53%) XSL
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) SOAP
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
8 3 (17.65%) Telerik
8 3 (17.65%) ERP
8 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (17.65%) ColdFusion
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (17.65%) ColdFusion
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) HTML Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Information Systems Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Database Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) DBA
7 1 (5.88%) Network Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 7 (41.18%) WinForms
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (29.41%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) XSD
6 4 (23.53%) XSL
7 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 2 (11.76%) jQuery
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
9 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) iPad
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) ERP
2 3 (17.65%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (11.76%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
1 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) VB
3 5 (29.41%) VB6
4 2 (11.76%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) MetaFrame
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Telerik
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) VMware