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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.62% 0.97% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.46% 3.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £301 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -4.41%

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
112 100 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.25% 32.47% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 76 44
Median daily rate £350 £363 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -6 4 £310 -0.80%
Wirral - 1 £301 -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) VB
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) VB6
6 2 (20.00%) Logistics
6 2 (20.00%) WinForms
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) SOLID
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Android
7 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) T-SQL

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 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (70.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (70.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 7 (70.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (30.00%) VB Developer
5 3 (30.00%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (10.00%) SOLID
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) VB6
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft