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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 34 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.33% - 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.61% - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -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 Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
107 203 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.63% 47.43% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 140 99
Median daily rate £310 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £526 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 8
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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
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 21 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
Fleetwood - 4 £275 -
Preston - 1 £313 -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (68.18%) T-SQL
5 15 (68.18%) HTML
6 14 (63.64%) CSS
7 13 (59.09%) XML
8 12 (54.55%) VB
9 11 (50.00%) XSD
9 11 (50.00%) XSL
10 10 (45.45%) C#
10 10 (45.45%) VB6
11 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
11 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
12 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
12 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
12 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (18.18%) MVC
13 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
14 3 (13.64%) SOAP
14 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
15 2 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
15 2 (9.09%) WinForms
15 2 (9.09%) LINQ

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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.55%) MySQL
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 20 (90.91%) .NET Developer
3 12 (54.55%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) DBA
7 1 (4.55%) HTML Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) HTML
3 14 (63.64%) CSS
4 13 (59.09%) XML
5 11 (50.00%) XSD
5 11 (50.00%) XSL
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.64%) SOAP
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 2 (9.09%) LINQ
8 2 (9.09%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) WinForms
9 1 (4.55%) Ajax
9 1 (4.55%) jQuery
9 1 (4.55%) LAMP
9 1 (4.55%) WCF
9 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) CentOS
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) ITSM
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Software Licensing
3 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) T-SQL
3 12 (54.55%) VB
4 10 (45.45%) C#
4 10 (45.45%) VB6
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.55%) HNC
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) VMware