The median contractor rate for a VB.NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft VB.NET Developer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 100 110 104
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £319 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +10.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £290
% change year-on-year -3.70% +16.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1320 1845 1718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.77% 96.24% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 1253 1076
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 88
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

VB.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured VB.NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET Developer in West Yorkshire

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET Developer in West Yorkshire

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET Developer in West Yorkshire

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, VB.NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring VB.NET Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Sage 50
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Sage
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle