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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 112 66 38
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -28
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.40% 0.30% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 0.95% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £308 £338 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £338 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £338 £259
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £295
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +70.00%
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
433 210 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.95% 31.72% 45.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 136 108
Median daily rate £325 £398 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £261 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £520 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 2 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 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%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) VB
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) PL/1
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) C++
6 4 (26.67%) COBOL
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) C
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (20.00%) VB6
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) SQL

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 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visualfiles
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum Master
5 3 (20.00%) VB Developer
5 3 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Case Management Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) MDX
4 1 (6.67%) ActiveX
4 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
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 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Case Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) VB
3 4 (26.67%) C
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) COBOL
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) PL/1
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VB6
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
5 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) LexisNexis
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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