The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 87 84 72
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.19% 0.92% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 2.08% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 12
Median daily rate - £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.56%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 546 625 594
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 52.96% 44.36% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 453 407
Median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £598 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -74.28%  
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Leeds

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Leeds

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) MDX
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Complex ETL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) MDX
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Complex ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle