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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 34 18 47
Rank change year-on-year -16 +29  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.86% 7.12% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.43% 23.21% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 1
Median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.63% +1.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 129 112 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 34.22% 30.68% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 85 93
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £444 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.63% -42.10%  
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in Northamptonshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 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
Northampton -16 7 £375 +2.73% 2
VB.NET
East Midlands

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) WPF
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Workflow
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) VB
7 2 (22.22%) VBA
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) SAP
7 2 (22.22%) Classic ASP
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) HTTP
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (22.22%) VB6
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure

VB.NET
Top Related 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 2 (22.22%) K2 blackpearl
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Classic ASP
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP