Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 24 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 36 -
Rank change year-on-year -44 - +36
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.16% 0.99% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £275 -
UK median daily rate £370 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +9.63% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -31.61% -8.82% +21.43%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 449 147 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 72.65% 48.68% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 84 52
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +22.71% -2.71%
10th Percentile £313 £193 £163
90th Percentile £513 £514 £465
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.75 £42.50 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Northern Ireland

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Northern Ireland

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Northern Ireland

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 24 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
County Antrim -41 1 - -
VB.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft