The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 37 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.94% 3.55% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 17.65% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£233 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% -4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.64% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
145 34 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 45.45% 20.12% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 19 62
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £253 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £33.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 23 July 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (96.15%) C#
3 22 (84.62%) Oracle
3 22 (84.62%) Test Scripting
4 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
5 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
5 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
5 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
6 16 (61.54%) CRM
6 16 (61.54%) SharePoint
6 16 (61.54%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (61.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (53.85%) Integration Testing
7 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
8 13 (50.00%) RDBMS
8 13 (50.00%) Relational Database
9 12 (46.15%) Windows 8
9 12 (46.15%) Windows
10 10 (38.46%) Java
11 9 (34.62%) C
11 9 (34.62%) C++
11 9 (34.62%) COBOL
11 9 (34.62%) SAS
11 9 (34.62%) PL/1
11 9 (34.62%) Curam
11 9 (34.62%) Problem Management
12 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (61.54%) SharePoint
1 16 (61.54%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (34.62%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 13 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
1 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Applications Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Programmer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) XHTML
3 1 (3.85%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
1 12 (46.15%) Windows 8
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Test Scripting
2 16 (61.54%) CRM
3 14 (53.85%) Integration Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Problem Management
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 7 (26.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) C++
3 9 (34.62%) COBOL
3 9 (34.62%) C
3 9 (34.62%) PL/1
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Oracle
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Curam
4 4 (15.38%) Borland