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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 34 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 11 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.68% - 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.48% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Average daily rate
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£275 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.17 £13.30
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +149.39%
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
147 90 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.85% 34.88% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 45 29
Average daily rate £330 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £17.00 £14.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £124.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £331 - 2
Gateshead - - - -
VB.NET
North East

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
3 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
3 19 (90.48%) SQL
3 19 (90.48%) C#
4 18 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (80.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (66.67%) VBA
6 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 14 (66.67%) Service Delivery
6 14 (66.67%) Data Management
6 14 (66.67%) VBScript
6 14 (66.67%) MS Office
6 14 (66.67%) Web Services
6 14 (66.67%) Windows
6 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
6 14 (66.67%) N-Tier
6 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
7 13 (61.90%) VB
7 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
8 12 (57.14%) Web Design
9 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (47.62%) MDX
10 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 5 (23.81%) CSS
10 5 (23.81%) jQuery
10 5 (23.81%) Ajax

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Office
1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VB Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
3 14 (66.67%) Web Services
4 10 (47.62%) MDX
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) Ajax
6 4 (19.05%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 14 (66.67%) Data Management
1 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (57.14%) Web Design
3 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) VBA
2 14 (66.67%) VBScript
3 13 (61.90%) VB
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) C
6 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft