The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 51 74 71
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.73% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 1.74% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £306 £425 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.94% +44.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £425 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £425 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -3.34% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -67.64%  

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 210 403 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 39.40% 41.76% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 257 217
Median daily rate £413 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 4
Median hourly rate £44.21 £22.54 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.15% +14.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.98 £12.70 £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.75 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing VB.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Cheshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Cheshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in Cheshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Cheshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Warrington +28 1 £400 -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
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