The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 26 June 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.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 19
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim - 2.35% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.25% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.63 £42.50
% change year-on-year -29.82% -16.17%  

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 County Antrim with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 284 32 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 84.52% 37.65% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 13 22
Median daily rate £413 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +6.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in County Antrim

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) DOM
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) DOM
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL