The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 19 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.45% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.02% 1.41% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 Leicester region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 71 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 49.14% 44.65% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 39
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £248 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester 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 Leicester

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicester region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCSD
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCSD
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore