The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 50 45
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.15% 0.67% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 1.52% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £125 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.53% -10.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year +3.70% +7.14%  
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 197 195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 38.77% 44.07% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 150 112
Median daily rate £375 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in South Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in South Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Sheffield +11 3 - -
Doncaster -4 3 £125 -59.01% 2
VB.NET
Yorkshire

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

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) CSS3
5 4 (40.00%) Classic ASP
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Pega
7 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
8 1 (10.00%) Robotics
8 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
8 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (10.00%) MS Access
8 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (10.00%) ETL
8 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (10.00%) VBA
8 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (10.00%) DevExpress
8 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) Power BI
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (70.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Junior
3 5 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Junior Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Junior VB.NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) BPM Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Pega Developer
6 1 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) Classic ASP
4 4 (40.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) ETL
1 1 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Pega
2 1 (10.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft