The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 68 58 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 -  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.37% 1.53% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 3.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £416 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% -  
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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 239 252 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.76% 38.59% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 160 115
Median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% +64.77%  
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore