Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 138 87
Rank change year-on-year +59 -51 -19
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 11 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.20% 0.56% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 1.40% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -3.29%
10th Percentile £290 £267 £305
90th Percentile £499 £409 £375
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £339
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.32% -3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 316 931 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.35% 39.94% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 665 379
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £265 £259 £263
90th Percentile £550 £506 £561
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +20.37% -1.82%
10th Percentile £19.90 £28.00 £13.45
90th Percentile £48.05 £43.00 £41.30
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +55.17% +45.00% +31.15%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Tyne and Wear

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Tyne and Wear

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in Tyne and Wear

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Tyne and Wear

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear 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
Sunderland +10 9 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +63 2 £441 +38.43% 2
VB.NET
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) FTP
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
4 4 (36.36%) JPA
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
4 4 (36.36%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) JBoss
4 4 (36.36%) EJB
4 4 (36.36%) JUnit
4 4 (36.36%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) JUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) EJB
3 4 (36.36%) JPA
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) LINQ
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore