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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 114 102 103
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 13 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 1.08% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 3.47% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £350 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.17 £11.15
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +197.48%
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
704 808 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.61% 31.06% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 432 278
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 24
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -18.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.54 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Reading -1 5 £425 +54.54% 2
Bracknell +3 1 £200 -11.11% 1
Newbury -2 1 - - 2
Windsor - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (96.15%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) SQL
4 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
5 11 (42.31%) MVC
5 11 (42.31%) Degree
6 10 (38.46%) IIS
6 10 (38.46%) HTML
6 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 9 (34.62%) J2EE
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle
7 9 (34.62%) OO
7 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
7 9 (34.62%) QA
7 9 (34.62%) WCF
7 9 (34.62%) WPF
7 9 (34.62%) Project Management
7 9 (34.62%) Hibernate
7 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
7 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (30.77%) Scrum
8 8 (30.77%) CMMI
8 8 (30.77%) Kanban
8 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 7 (26.92%) VBScript
10 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
10 6 (23.08%) Customer Engagement

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (38.46%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Applications Developer
3 6 (23.08%) .NET Applications Developer
3 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Server Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Escalation Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Server Support
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
5 3 (11.54%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) VBA Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Excel Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
4 9 (34.62%) J2EE
4 9 (34.62%) WCF
4 9 (34.62%) WPF
4 9 (34.62%) Hibernate
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.54%) HTML5
6 3 (11.54%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (3.85%) jQuery
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
1 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) OO
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) CMMI
3 8 (30.77%) Kanban
4 6 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Content Management
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) VBScript
5 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.69%) VBA
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) MCTS
2 2 (7.69%) MCITP
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Telerik
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