Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 6 months to 23 November 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 41 59
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 3.70% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 9.20% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 15
Lancashire median daily rate - £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.38% +14.04%
North West median daily rate £300 £300 £323
% change year-on-year - -6.98% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Lancashire median hourly rate - £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.50% -
North West median hourly rate - £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -37.50% -

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 155 261 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.07% 40.22% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 177 210
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.83% +15.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £210
90th Percentile £615 £480 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.63% +5.74% +17.83%
10th Percentile £37.00 £14.08 £31.45
90th Percentile £50.83 £42.50 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +27.66%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Lancashire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Lancashire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Lancashire