The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 44 41 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.30% 0.26% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 1.09% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +32.81%
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
118 92 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.54% 23.83% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 49 30
Median daily rate £325 £308 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £18.80 £18.46 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% +23.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

VB.NET
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) VB

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB