The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 26 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.43% 1.33% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.08% 2.56% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £295
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
VB.NET
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.00% 52.00% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 18
Median daily rate £385 £329 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
County Antrim -7 2 - - 2
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Prism

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Prism
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft