The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South West / Dorset
Rank 20 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.06% - 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% - 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £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 £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 Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 42 81 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 44.68% 35.06% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 42
Median daily rate £325 £438 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +43.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +32.03%  
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 Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Dorset

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Dorset

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bournemouth - 1 - -
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 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 Dorset region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript