The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 46 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.53% 0.72% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.85% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £289
% change year-on-year
- +12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +32.81%
VB.NET
South Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
183 108 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 48.41% 38.99% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 60 47
Median daily rate £400 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £243 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield 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 Sheffield

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

VB.NET
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visualfiles
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL