Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 25 July 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 42 34
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 19 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.45% 2.50% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 5.42% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 19
Leicestershire median daily rate £275 £263 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +13.21%
10th Percentile £263 £121 £225
90th Percentile £375 £293 £330
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £338 £300
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - £35.00
East Midlands median hourly rate - £11.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -68.57% -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 307 240 264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 55.82% 46.24% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 151 186
Leicestershire median daily rate £318 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.83% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £188 £197
90th Percentile £486 £445 £405
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Leicestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +34.48% -17.14%
10th Percentile £25.50 £33.80 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.50 £42.20 £36.35
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +28.21% +64.21% -32.14%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Leicestershire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Leicestershire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Leicestershire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +4 10 £350 +16.67% 1
VB.NET
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 15 (78.95%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (47.37%) C#
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 8 (42.11%) Scrum
5 8 (42.11%) MVC
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
5 8 (42.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Python
6 7 (36.84%) Web Services
6 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 7 (36.84%) Java
6 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) Manufacturing
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle ADF
6 7 (36.84%) Change Management
6 7 (36.84%) ITSM
7 3 (15.79%) Retail
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
8 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (10.53%) VB
8 2 (10.53%) OO
8 2 (10.53%) VB6
8 2 (10.53%) SDLC
8 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C# Developer
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.53%) VB Developer
5 2 (10.53%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle ADF
3 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Compact Framework
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
1 8 (42.11%) Scrum
1 8 (42.11%) Translating Business Requirements
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
2 7 (36.84%) ITSM
2 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) VB6
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle