Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 November 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)
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 155 100
Rank change year-on-year +67 -55 -16
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.98% 0.48% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 1.24% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -4.00%
10th Percentile £290 £267 £298
90th Percentile £499 £409 £398
England median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.89% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.50 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -31.61% -13.89% +28.57%

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 402 1045 689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.84% 38.32% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 727 460
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £257
90th Percentile £538 £506 £560
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 20
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.88 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% +46.20% +29.51%
10th Percentile £25.50 £22.13 £12.43
90th Percentile £48.92 £41.20 £39.18
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in the North East

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in the North East

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in the North East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in the North East

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in the North East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Tyne and Wear +65 11 £400 +14.29% 3
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 North East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) FTP
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) JPA
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 4 (33.33%) JBoss
5 4 (33.33%) EJB
5 4 (33.33%) JUnit
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) EJB
3 4 (33.33%) JPA
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) LINQ
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore