Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 21 July 2018 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 143 163
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20 -30
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 14 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.69% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 10
West Yorkshire median daily rate £310 £423 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.63% +30.00% +4.42%
10th Percentile £235 £325 £303
90th Percentile £342 £459 £358
Yorkshire median daily rate £320 £275 £325
% change year-on-year +16.36% -15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.83 - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,691 1,302 1,817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 48.79% 45.54% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,181 939 1,273
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £528 £538 £528
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 9
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.45% +44.26% -57.04%
10th Percentile £14.75 £16.15 £12.20
90th Percentile £42.60 £40.70 £16.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% +89.74% -44.29%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in West Yorkshire

VB.NET
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 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in West Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in West Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in West Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. 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
Leeds -13 12 £310 -3.13% 7
Wakefield - 2 £240 - 3
VB.NET
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) WPF
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) OOP
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) VB6
8 2 (14.29%) Ajax
8 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (14.29%) VB
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (14.29%) MySQL
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle
9 1 (7.14%) OLAP
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (7.14%) ITIL
9 1 (7.14%) JavaScript

VB.NET
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
1 11 (78.57%) VB.NET Developer
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (50.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (14.29%) VB Developer
5 2 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 1 (7.14%) Excel Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) VBA Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) WPF
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle