The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 27 June 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 / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 31 39
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.65% 3.90% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 13.04% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Median daily rate £450 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.88% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.63 £42.50
% change year-on-year -29.82% -16.17%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 112 115 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.85% 29.87% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 83 75
Median daily rate £438 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.55% +20.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £187.50 £54.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.03% +186.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Northamptonshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Northamptonshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Northampton -6 6 £450 +9.09% 1
VB.NET
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) VB
3 7 (53.85%) VBA
3 7 (53.85%) SAP
3 7 (53.85%) Classic ASP
3 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) VB6
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
3 7 (53.85%) Metadata Management
3 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) WPF
6 2 (15.38%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) HTTP
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) WinForms
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
1 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (15.38%) K2 blackpearl
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) Classic ASP
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (15.38%) WPF
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Metadata Management
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 7 (53.85%) VB
2 7 (53.85%) VB6
2 7 (53.85%) VBA
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) SAP