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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 129 118 131
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 28 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.92% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.45% 2.91% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 11
Median daily rate £315 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1143 1308 1148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.38% 31.53% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 812 750
Median daily rate £388 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 59 30
Median hourly rate £39.88 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.91% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.10 £16.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £46.22 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 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 -3 13 £300 +44.57% 3
Manchester -9 8 £300 -7.69% 13
Cheshire +8 3 £400 +29.03% 3
Merseyside +2 3 £369 +22.91% 3
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 67 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (77.61%) C#
3 50 (74.63%) SQL
4 32 (47.76%) SQL Server
4 32 (47.76%) ASP.NET
5 27 (40.30%) HTML
6 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (34.33%) T-SQL
6 23 (34.33%) MVC
7 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
8 19 (28.36%) XML
9 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (25.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (25.37%) CSS
11 15 (22.39%) VB
12 14 (20.90%) WinForms
12 14 (20.90%) jQuery
13 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (17.91%) VB6
14 12 (17.91%) Manufacturing
14 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
14 12 (17.91%) ERP
15 11 (16.42%) Windows
15 11 (16.42%) .NET Framework
16 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (14.93%) XSL
16 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
17 9 (13.43%) Web Services
17 9 (13.43%) WPF
18 8 (11.94%) Web Development

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 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.48%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Network Security
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (7.46%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (5.97%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.99%) MySQL
8 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.49%) MS Access
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.49%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.48%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.48%) Moq
3 3 (4.48%) NUnit
4 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 12 (17.91%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.46%) Advertising
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (95.52%) Developer
2 50 (74.63%) .NET Developer
3 32 (47.76%) C# Developer
4 30 (44.78%) VB.NET Developer
5 24 (35.82%) SQL Developer
6 22 (32.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (22.39%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 9 (13.43%) Excel Developer
9 6 (8.96%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.97%) HTML Developer
10 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (5.97%) VB Developer
10 4 (5.97%) VB6 Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Developer
13 1 (1.49%) Database Engineer
13 1 (1.49%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (47.76%) ASP.NET
3 27 (40.30%) HTML
4 19 (28.36%) XML
5 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (25.37%) CSS
7 14 (20.90%) jQuery
7 14 (20.90%) WinForms
8 11 (16.42%) .NET Framework
9 10 (14.93%) XSL
10 9 (13.43%) Web Services
10 9 (13.43%) WPF
11 8 (11.94%) XSD
12 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
12 7 (10.45%) Entity Framework
12 7 (10.45%) HTML5
13 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (8.96%) LINQ
13 6 (8.96%) SOAP
13 6 (8.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.48%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.48%) Physics
3 2 (2.99%) iPad
3 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (1.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) CentOS
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (34.33%) MVC
2 12 (17.91%) ERP
3 8 (11.94%) Web Development
4 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.97%) Feasibility Study
4 4 (5.97%) Scrum
4 4 (5.97%) TDD
5 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.48%) CRM
5 3 (4.48%) ETL
5 3 (4.48%) SEO
5 3 (4.48%) User Stories
6 2 (2.99%) BDD
6 2 (2.99%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (2.99%) Single Responsibility Principle
6 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.49%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (1.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (77.61%) C#
2 50 (74.63%) SQL
3 23 (34.33%) T-SQL
4 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
5 15 (22.39%) VB
6 12 (17.91%) VB6
7 5 (7.46%) PHP
8 3 (4.48%) Java
9 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) MetaFrame
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) Telerik
3 1 (1.49%) Blue Prism
3 1 (1.49%) Citrix
3 1 (1.49%) IBM
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
3 1 (1.49%) VMware
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