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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 96 96 95
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.72% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 1.76% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 12
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -3.34% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -67.64%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 641 795 782
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 46.99% 41.11% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 553 507
Median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -2 2 - - 2
Halifax - 2 £423 -
VB.NET
Yorkshire

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Sage
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) StreamWeaver
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) VB6
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) Sage 50
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC

VB.NET
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) StreamWeaver
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Developer
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) MDX
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
1 2 (18.18%) System Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Complex ETL
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) VB6
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Sage