The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 110 124 111
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 13 7 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.27% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 0.83% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £302 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £410 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
VB.NET
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
646 845 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.32% 32.75% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 416 333
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £39.80 £38.00
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 Berkshire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 7 £375 -
Reading +16 3 £375 -3.22% 5
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) C#
3 15 (71.43%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 8 (38.10%) Degree
6 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 7 (33.33%) Project Management
6 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 6 (28.57%) MVC
7 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
7 6 (28.57%) J2EE
7 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 6 (28.57%) VBScript
7 6 (28.57%) HTML
7 6 (28.57%) IIS
7 6 (28.57%) OO
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (28.57%) QA
7 6 (28.57%) WCF
7 6 (28.57%) WPF
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
10 3 (14.29%) XML

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) DNN
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (14.29%) DB2
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) QlikView
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Applications Developer
4 5 (23.81%) .NET Applications Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Server Support
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) VBA Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 6 (28.57%) J2EE
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) WCF
3 6 (28.57%) WPF
4 3 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) OLE
5 2 (9.52%) OLE DB
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) XML Schema
5 2 (9.52%) ODBC
5 2 (9.52%) ADO
5 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) CMMI
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) Kanban
3 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (9.52%) Memory Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 6 (28.57%) VBScript
5 3 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) C
6 2 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) VB
7 1 (4.76%) VBA
7 1 (4.76%) Delphi
7 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) JDA
4 1 (4.76%) Manugistics
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