The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 63 41 19
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.03% 1.64% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 3.61% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
VB.NET
Tyne and Wear

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

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
291 166 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.55% 45.36% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 113 28
Average daily rate £450 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing VB.NET also 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 that cited VB.NET.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) VBScript
3 6 (75.00%) VB
3 6 (75.00%) VBA
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) Data Management
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) Service Management
4 5 (62.50%) Web Design
5 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
5 4 (50.00%) MDX
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing VB.NET also 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 that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) IDMS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) MDX
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (75.00%) Data Management
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Web Design
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) VBScript
2 6 (75.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) VBA
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) C
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (12.50%) COBOL
6 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle