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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 59 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.78% 0.30% 6.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 0.80% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 15
Average daily rate £350 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £300 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
288 125 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.79% 37.99% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 96 92
Average daily rate £375 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) VB
3 10 (52.63%) C#
4 9 (47.37%) VB6
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) MS Office
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) VBScript
6 6 (31.58%) VBA
6 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
6 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) C
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (31.58%) Data Management
6 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office Automation
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
7 5 (26.32%) Web Design
7 5 (26.32%) Service Management
8 4 (21.05%) PL/1
8 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
2 9 (47.37%) VB Developer
2 9 (47.37%) VB.NET Developer
2 9 (47.37%) VB6 Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum Master
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
2 4 (21.05%) MDX
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Data Management
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) Web Design
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) VB
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) VB6
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) C
5 6 (31.58%) VBA
5 6 (31.58%) VBScript
6 4 (21.05%) C++
6 4 (21.05%) COBOL
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) PL/1
7 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) HP