The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 11 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.85% - 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.15% -3.63%
VB.NET
Bedfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 43 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 18.52% 51.81% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 6
Average daily rate £400 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

VB.NET
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) WCF

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft