The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 33 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.41% 4.06% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 9.32% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
Median daily rate £325 £300 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +21.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
VB.NET
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
116 118 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 47.15% 43.54% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 91 65
Median daily rate £310 £285 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £126 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 21
Median hourly rate £39.00 £11.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.54% -70.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Leicester -7 1 £325 +8.33% 2
VB.NET
East Midlands

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
4 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 8 (72.73%) CSS
5 7 (63.64%) jQuery
6 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Retail
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (18.18%) Banking
8 2 (18.18%) VB
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 1 (9.09%) CRM
9 1 (9.09%) ERP
9 1 (9.09%) PHP
9 1 (9.09%) Java
9 1 (9.09%) C++
9 1 (9.09%) XML
9 1 (9.09%) Unix
9 1 (9.09%) Windows

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) .NET Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (27.27%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VB
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) VB6
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle