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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 86 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 0 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.44% - 4.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% - 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 21
Median daily rate £310 - £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £320 £293
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £33.05 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-51.58% -4.20%
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
335 208 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 36.69% 40.15% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 147 146
Median daily rate £315 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.84 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) VB
3 9 (60.00%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) VB6
5 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (26.67%) PL/1
6 4 (26.67%) C
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) C++
6 4 (26.67%) COBOL
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
8 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) VBScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
2 8 (53.33%) VB Developer
2 8 (53.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 8 (53.33%) VB6 Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum Master
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) VB
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) VB6
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) COBOL
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) PL/1
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VBA
6 2 (13.33%) VBScript
7 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft