The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 27 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 15 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.00% 0.22% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.51% 0.61% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
Average daily rate £381 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £33.05 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-51.58% -5.57%
VB.NET
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 165 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.60% 36.18% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 104 62
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northampton - 10 £400 - 3
Kettering -1 1 £288 -
VB.NET
East Midlands

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (84.85%) C#
3 27 (81.82%) SQL
4 19 (57.58%) SharePoint
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (30.30%) VB
8 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
8 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
9 9 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
9 9 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (27.27%) Classic ASP
9 9 (27.27%) VBA
9 9 (27.27%) VB6
10 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
10 8 (24.24%) ITIL
10 8 (24.24%) SAP
11 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 5 (15.15%) Web Services
13 5 (15.15%) MVC
13 5 (15.15%) Law
13 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (15.15%) jQuery
14 4 (12.12%) SDLC
14 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (12.12%) iSeries

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 19 (57.58%) SharePoint
2 9 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.03%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Simulink
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) DB2
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (9.09%) SSDT
7 1 (3.03%) DTS
7 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Law
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) SharePoint Developer
3 13 (39.39%) .NET Developer
4 7 (21.21%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) .NET Applications Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Applications Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 9 (27.27%) Classic ASP
3 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (15.15%) jQuery
4 5 (15.15%) Web Services
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.09%) WinForms
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.03%) HTML
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (3.03%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (3.03%) WCF
7 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) iSeries
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.15%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) SDLC
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) Workflow
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.03%) DNA
7 1 (3.03%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.03%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.03%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C#
2 27 (81.82%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
3 10 (30.30%) VB
4 9 (27.27%) VB6
4 9 (27.27%) VBA
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) C++
7 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) F#
8 1 (3.03%) Haskell
8 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.09%) HND
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) MCSD
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) SAP