The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 113 122 113
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 13 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.61% 0.70% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 1.70% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 12
Median daily rate £325 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £291 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £361 £348
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 932 1177 1090
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 43.78% 41.46% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 806 712
Median daily rate £400 £385 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +14.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire +7 6 £350 +7.69% 5
North Yorkshire +5 4 £306 -5.76% 6
South Yorkshire - 3 £125 - 1
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (75.00%) C#
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
5 8 (28.57%) CSS
5 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) ADO
7 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.29%) VB
9 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.29%) VB6
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (10.71%) RESTful
10 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
10 3 (10.71%) WinForms
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (10.71%) Web Services
10 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
11 2 (7.14%) Oracle
11 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP
11 2 (7.14%) Sage
11 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (7.14%) ETL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (7.14%) StreamWeaver
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (3.57%) Power BI
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Spotfire
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.57%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 12 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 11 (39.29%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (32.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (21.43%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
8 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
8 3 (10.71%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Junior
9 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Software Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) SQL BI Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
3 8 (28.57%) HTML
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (21.43%) ADO
5 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) WinForms
7 2 (7.14%) Angular 2
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP
7 2 (7.14%) CSS3
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) ETL
1 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
1 2 (7.14%) MVC
1 2 (7.14%) System Testing
1 2 (7.14%) Workflow
2 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
2 1 (3.57%) Complex ETL
2 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL
2 1 (3.57%) Migration
2 1 (3.57%) SDLC
2 1 (3.57%) Use Case
2 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) VB
4 4 (14.29%) VB6
5 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) DevExpress
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Sage
3 1 (3.57%) Mitel