The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 82 66 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.59% 0.60% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 1.41% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
Median daily rate £353 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £364 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +43.38%

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

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
310 283 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.38% 42.30% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 169 120
Median daily rate £350 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 2
Median hourly rate £53.50 £20.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.19% -42.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.38 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.30 £27.75 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 3 £300 -14.28% 1
VB.NET
North East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Advertising
4 4 (44.44%) CMS
4 4 (44.44%) WPF
4 4 (44.44%) LINQ
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (44.44%) Sitecore
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (44.44%) CMS
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Couchbase
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Case Management Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) LINQ
2 4 (44.44%) WPF
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Case Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Sitecore
3 2 (22.22%) LexisNexis
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle