The median contractor rate for a VB.NET Developer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft VB.NET Developer
England / North West
Rank 125 154 154
Rank change year-on-year +29 0  
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.10% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.11% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £275 £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £289
% change year-on-year -3.70% +16.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2453 3621 3439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.00% 94.35% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 2157 1805
Median daily rate £378 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 172 206
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.37 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

VB.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured VB.NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET Developer in the North West

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET Developer in the North West

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET Developer in the North West

VB.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Lancashire - 4 £275 -
Merseyside +2 2 £310 -4.61%
Cheshire +28 1 £213 - 2
VB.NET Developer
England

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, VB.NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring VB.NET Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) HTML
4 13 (72.22%) CSS
5 11 (61.11%) XML
6 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
6 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (50.00%) XSD
7 9 (50.00%) XSL
7 9 (50.00%) C#
8 8 (44.44%) VB
8 8 (44.44%) VB6
9 7 (38.89%) MVC
9 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
10 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
12 3 (16.67%) jQuery
12 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 1 (5.56%) Logistics
14 1 (5.56%) Ajax
14 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (5.56%) Finance
14 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
14 1 (5.56%) Advertising

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) CSS
4 11 (61.11%) XML
5 9 (50.00%) XSD
5 9 (50.00%) XSL
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
9 1 (5.56%) Ajax
9 1 (5.56%) LINQ
9 1 (5.56%) Node.js
9 1 (5.56%) WinForms
9 1 (5.56%) WPF
9 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 9 (50.00%) C#
5 8 (44.44%) VB
5 8 (44.44%) VB6
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
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