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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / North East
Rank 79 57 54
Rank change year-on-year -22 -3  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.82% 1.73% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 4.75% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 3
Median daily rate £288 £288 £288
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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 314 316 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.72% 36.36% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 203 161
Median daily rate £350 £338 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +4.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £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 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Tyne and Wear -21 5 £275 -4.34% 3
Durham - 1 £300 -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) C#
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) VB
6 5 (38.46%) Ajax
6 5 (38.46%) WPF
6 5 (38.46%) LINQ
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) Sitecore
6 5 (38.46%) Advertising
6 5 (38.46%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
6 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
7 4 (30.77%) CMS
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) VB6
7 4 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) Java

VB.NET
Top Related 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) CMS
2 4 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (38.46%) Advertising
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (30.77%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) Ajax
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) LINQ
3 5 (38.46%) WPF
3 5 (38.46%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Android Development
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) VB
4 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 4 (30.77%) VB6
6 3 (23.08%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) C
8 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Sitecore
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
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