The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / North West
Rank 119 128 140
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 18 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.65% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 1.73% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
Median daily rate £298 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £425 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -4.41%

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1047 1444 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.36% 37.75% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 918 716
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.82 £15.57 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VB.NET
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 across the North West region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

VB.NET
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 across the North West region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VB.NET
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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 +19 6 £275 - 3
Merseyside +2 5 £301 -3.06%
Manchester -1 4 £238 -17.39% 8
Cheshire +32 2 £388 -8.82% 10
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (75.51%) SQL
3 32 (65.31%) C#
4 20 (40.82%) HTML
4 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET
5 18 (36.73%) CSS
5 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
6 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
7 16 (32.65%) VB
7 16 (32.65%) MVC
7 16 (32.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (28.57%) VB6
8 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (28.57%) XML
9 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
11 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (22.45%) XSD
11 11 (22.45%) XSL
12 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
13 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
14 7 (14.29%) WinForms
14 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (12.24%) Entity Framework
15 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
15 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
16 5 (10.20%) Windows
16 5 (10.20%) Web Services
16 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing

VB.NET
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 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
3 16 (32.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.08%) MySQL
7 2 (4.08%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.04%) MS Access
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Anywhere
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (91.84%) Developer
2 34 (69.39%) .NET Developer
3 25 (51.02%) VB.NET Developer
4 22 (44.90%) C# Developer
5 16 (32.65%) SQL Developer
6 15 (30.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (22.45%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (6.12%) VB Developer
9 3 (6.12%) VB6 Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Excel Developer
10 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Developer
11 1 (2.04%) .NET Applications Developer
11 1 (2.04%) C# Application Developer
11 1 (2.04%) C# Web Developer
11 1 (2.04%) MySQL Developer
11 1 (2.04%) PHP Developer
11 1 (2.04%) PowerBuilder Developer
11 1 (2.04%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET
2 20 (40.82%) HTML
3 18 (36.73%) CSS
4 14 (28.57%) XML
5 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
7 11 (22.45%) XSD
7 11 (22.45%) XSL
8 7 (14.29%) WinForms
9 6 (12.24%) Entity Framework
10 5 (10.20%) jQuery
10 5 (10.20%) Web Services
10 5 (10.20%) WPF
11 3 (6.12%) SOAP
12 2 (4.08%) HTML5
12 2 (4.08%) LINQ
13 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 1 (2.04%) CSS3
13 1 (2.04%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Licensing
2 1 (2.04%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) CentOS
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) MVC
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.16%) ETL
4 3 (6.12%) ERP
4 3 (6.12%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (6.12%) Web Development
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL
5 2 (4.08%) Logistics
5 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.04%) ITSM
6 1 (2.04%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.04%) OO
6 1 (2.04%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (2.04%) Service Management
6 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.04%) Validation
6 1 (2.04%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) SQL
2 32 (65.31%) C#
3 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
4 16 (32.65%) VB
5 14 (28.57%) VB6
6 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) Java
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) HNC
1 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.04%) MCSE
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) MetaFrame
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Blue Prism
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
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