The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 27 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)
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - - 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.88% +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 West Lothian with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 20 9 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 62.50% 27.27% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 22
Median daily rate £400 £423 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in West Lothian