The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 20 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.89% 0.35% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 0.63% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53 160 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 47.32% 55.75% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 112 15
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +13 1 £400 -
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle