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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 116 112 106
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.53% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.96% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 19
Average daily rate £313 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £426 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
640 713 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.19% 26.94% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 420 417
Average daily rate £388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £267 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.75 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £39.50 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading -12 6 £313 -26.47% 9
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (40.00%) CSS
8 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (26.67%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (26.67%) Unity DI Container
9 4 (26.67%) XML
9 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 3 (20.00%) C++
10 3 (20.00%) HTML
10 3 (20.00%) Java
10 3 (20.00%) IIS
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (20.00%) MCSD
10 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (20.00%) CMMI
10 3 (20.00%) MVC

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Big Data
7 2 (13.33%) Datazen
7 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (13.33%) MySQL
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (6.67%) OLAP
8 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (6.67%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (6.67%) Power BI
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Development Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (26.67%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (26.67%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) ADO
5 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) Autofac
5 2 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (13.33%) ODBC
5 2 (13.33%) OLE
5 2 (13.33%) OLE DB
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (13.33%) XML Schema
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) CMMI
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Server Building
4 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) VBScript
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) R
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) MCSD
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Remedy