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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 75 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -15
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.15% 1.85% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 4.33% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Median daily rate £483 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.11%

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
278 277 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.06% 42.62% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 169 99
Median daily rate £350 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Advertising
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) CMS

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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) LINQ
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore