The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had VB.NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft VB.NET Developer
Rank 133 151 140
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.15% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
Median daily rate £275 £253 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% -22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £193 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £331 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £298
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £23.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+80.43% -9.80%
VB.NET Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3000 3907 3072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.31% 94.05% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1971 2343 1809
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 187 179
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

VB.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured VB.NET Developer in the job title.

VB.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VB.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VB.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VB.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

VB.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

VB.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

VB.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VB.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +2 7 £275 +34.14%
Manchester - 5 £205 - 3
Merseyside +4 3 £300 - 1
VB.NET Developer
England

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, VB.NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring VB.NET Developer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) SQL
3 17 (56.67%) C#
4 14 (46.67%) HTML
5 13 (43.33%) CSS
6 11 (36.67%) VB
6 11 (36.67%) XML
6 11 (36.67%) VB6
7 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (26.67%) MVC
9 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 8 (26.67%) XSD
9 8 (26.67%) XSL
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
10 7 (23.33%) ERP
11 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.67%) Web Services
12 5 (16.67%) Retail
13 4 (13.33%) jQuery
13 4 (13.33%) SOAP
13 4 (13.33%) Qlik Sense
13 4 (13.33%) Feasibility Study

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (10.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (13.33%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 13 (43.33%) CSS
4 11 (36.67%) XML
5 8 (26.67%) XSD
5 8 (26.67%) XSL
6 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (13.33%) jQuery
9 4 (13.33%) SOAP
10 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
11 1 (3.33%) Ajax
11 1 (3.33%) LINQ
11 1 (3.33%) Node.js
11 1 (3.33%) REST
11 1 (3.33%) WPF
11 1 (3.33%) XHTML
11 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) ERP
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (3.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
6 1 (3.33%) Single Responsibility Principle
6 1 (3.33%) TDD
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 29 (96.67%) SQL
3 17 (56.67%) C#
4 11 (36.67%) VB
4 11 (36.67%) VB6
5 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.00%) PHP
8 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
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