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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 68 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.48% 1.98% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 4.74% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £223 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.48% -19.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
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
286 211 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.97% 41.70% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 128 32
Average daily rate £338 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% -1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.38 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.28% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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
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 3 July 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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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 -29 2 - - 4
Durham - 2 £475 - 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (14.29%) FusionCharts
5 1 (14.29%) API Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) FusionCharts
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
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