The table below looks at the statistics for the VB.NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft VB.NET Developer
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
VB.NET Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
298 349 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.60% 92.33% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 161 103
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.42 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £19.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

VB.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET Developer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VB.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VB.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

VB.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VB.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

VB.NET Developer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited VB.NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with VB.NET Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Motorola
3 1 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

VB.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited VB.NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with VB.NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows CE
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Motorola