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 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 106 73 55
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.44% 0.88% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 2.08% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £313 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £310 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £332 £420
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
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
495 337 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.42% 42.39% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 232 145
Median daily rate £350 £470 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +28.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.20 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £49.00
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 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 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Law
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) VB
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Visualfiles
3 4 (44.44%) LexisNexis
3 4 (44.44%) Case Management
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) VBScript
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) MDX
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Case Management Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) MDX
5 1 (11.11%) ActiveX
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
5 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Case Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) LexisNexis
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle