The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 54 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 16 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.01% 1.07% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.48% 3.15% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
292 127 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.59% 34.05% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 58 65
Average daily rate £370 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £34.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the North East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the North East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 14 £330 - 7
Durham - - - - 2
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) ASP.NET
3 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 22 (91.67%) SQL
4 21 (87.50%) C#
5 20 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (79.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
8 15 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
8 15 (62.50%) Windows
8 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
8 15 (62.50%) Service Delivery
8 15 (62.50%) VBScript
8 15 (62.50%) MS Office
8 15 (62.50%) VBA
9 14 (58.33%) Web Services
9 14 (58.33%) VB
9 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
9 14 (58.33%) N-Tier
9 14 (58.33%) Data Management
10 12 (50.00%) Web Design
11 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (41.67%) MDX
11 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
12 5 (20.83%) CSS
12 5 (20.83%) jQuery
12 5 (20.83%) Ajax

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 15 (62.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (79.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.17%) DTS
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) VB Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) ASP.NET
3 14 (58.33%) Web Services
4 10 (41.67%) MDX
5 5 (20.83%) CSS
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) Ajax
6 4 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) FusionCharts
8 1 (4.17%) ActiveX
8 1 (4.17%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 14 (58.33%) Data Management
3 12 (50.00%) Web Design
4 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 21 (87.50%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) VBScript
3 15 (62.50%) VBA
4 14 (58.33%) VB
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) C
7 2 (8.33%) VB6
8 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
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