The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 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)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 47 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.29% 0.53% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 1.11% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £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 £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 Sheffield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98 180 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 42.24% 47.49% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 136 61
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Sheffield

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Sheffield

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

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Pega
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (33.33%) Robotics
3 1 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BPM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Pega Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Pega