The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 24 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.90% 5.11% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 13.33% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £276 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+30.18% -4.50%
VB.NET
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51 90 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 45.95% 38.30% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 8
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

VB.NET
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) Baan
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Maximo
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) C#

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) Baan