Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 22 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.10% 1.43% 5.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 2.08% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
West Lothian median daily rate £338 - £325
10th Percentile £319 - £285
90th Percentile £356 - £348
Scotland median daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year +29.31% -10.77% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 West Lothian with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 49 48 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 53.85% 68.57% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 49
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +6.06% -12.00%
10th Percentile £318 £307 £265
90th Percentile £434 £435 £406
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -40.00% +6.67% +7.14%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

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

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region over the 6 months to 23 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
Livingston -4 1 £338 -
VB.NET
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft