The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 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)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.61% 0.65% 5.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 1.20% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
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 Leicester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 86 83 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 56.21% 53.90% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 48
Median daily rate £375 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Leicester

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Leicester

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

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) Change Management
3 7 (70.00%) ITSM
3 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle ADF
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) VB6
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle ADF
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Remoting
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Change Management
1 7 (70.00%) ITSM
1 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle