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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 34 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.94% - 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.50% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +18.70%
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
109 120 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.28% 31.01% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 56 51
Median daily rate £325 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £155 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £23.25 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Liverpool - 2 - - 1
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) VB6
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) WinForms
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework

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:

Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# Developer
3 5 (71.43%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Developer
3 5 (71.43%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (57.14%) VB Developer
4 4 (57.14%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft