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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 11 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.90% 3.97% 3.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.24% 9.82% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Median daily rate £275 £264 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.26% -12.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £335 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £33.05
% change year-on-year - -60.66%  

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 152 112 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 53.90% 40.43% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 71 94
Median daily rate £320 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £38.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 3 months to 24 April 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
Leicester +1 7 - - 2
VB.NET
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (90.48%) SQL
3 17 (80.95%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (61.90%) C#
5 12 (57.14%) MVC
6 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
6 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (47.62%) Scrum
7 10 (47.62%) Translating Business Requirements
7 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
8 8 (38.10%) ITSM
9 7 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
9 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
9 7 (33.33%) Change Management
9 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
9 7 (33.33%) Linux
9 7 (33.33%) Python
9 7 (33.33%) Web Services
9 7 (33.33%) Java
9 7 (33.33%) Oracle
9 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (28.57%) Retail
10 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.76%) jQuery
11 1 (4.76%) VB6
11 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (4.76%) Ajax
11 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (4.76%) Marketing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Developer
2 11 (52.38%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (52.38%) C# Developer
3 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 10 (47.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) LINQ
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) MVC
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 10 (47.62%) Translating Business Requirements
4 8 (38.10%) ITSM
5 7 (33.33%) Change Management
5 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) System Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) MCSD
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
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