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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 92 64 41
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.58% 1.74% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 4.86% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £313 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £310 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £332 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.11% +21.42%
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
389 288 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 37.44% 35.78% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 186 133
Median daily rate £330 £445 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.84% +23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 28 August 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 5 £313 +0.80% 1
Sunderland -3 1 - - 1
VB.NET
North East

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) VB
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) LexisNexis
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 4 (23.53%) Case Management
7 4 (23.53%) Visualfiles
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (23.53%) Law
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
7 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (23.53%) MS Office
8 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
8 3 (17.65%) VBScript
8 3 (17.65%) VBA
8 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) OO

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 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visualfiles
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Law
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) .NET Developer
3 10 (58.82%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Case Management Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) MDX
5 1 (5.88%) ActiveX
5 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
5 1 (5.88%) EJB
5 1 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (5.88%) JPA
5 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Case Management
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Data Management
2 3 (17.65%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) Web Design
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) VB
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) VBA
4 3 (17.65%) VBScript
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) LexisNexis
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle