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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 91 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.64% 0.82% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 2.05% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 13
Median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £343 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £374 £374
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 £50.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
VB.NET
North East

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
444 293 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.73% 40.14% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 184 169
Median daily rate £353 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 4 £319 -11.45% 1
VB.NET
North East

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (30.77%) CMS
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) Visualfiles
4 4 (30.77%) WPF
4 4 (30.77%) LINQ
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (30.77%) Sitecore
4 4 (30.77%) Law
4 4 (30.77%) Advertising
4 4 (30.77%) LexisNexis
4 4 (30.77%) Case Management
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) VB
6 2 (15.38%) C

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 (30.77%) CMS
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (30.77%) Advertising
1 4 (30.77%) Law
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Case Management Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate VB.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) Ajax
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) LINQ
3 4 (30.77%) WPF
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Case Management
1 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) LexisNexis
2 4 (30.77%) Sitecore
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle