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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 70 52 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -25
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 16 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.51% 1.52% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.47% 3.44% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate
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£324 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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
358 262 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.77% 44.33% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 168 44
Average daily rate £425 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -53.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £13.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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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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 -20 14 £310 -17.33% 3
Durham - 2 £475 - 4
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (57.89%) VB
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
6 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
6 9 (47.37%) Windows
7 8 (42.11%) C#
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 7 (36.84%) Data Management
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
8 7 (36.84%) VBScript
8 7 (36.84%) VBA
8 7 (36.84%) MS Office
8 7 (36.84%) N-Tier
8 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (31.58%) Web Services
9 6 (31.58%) Service Management
10 5 (26.32%) VB6
10 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (26.32%) Web Design
10 5 (26.32%) CSS
10 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 5 (26.32%) HTML
11 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
11 4 (21.05%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.26%) IDMS
7 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
5 3 (15.79%) VB Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) MDX
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) FusionCharts
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Data Management
1 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 6 (31.58%) Service Management
3 5 (26.32%) Web Design
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) API Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
1 11 (57.89%) VB
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) VBScript
3 7 (36.84%) VBA
4 5 (26.32%) VB6
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) C
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) COBOL
7 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle