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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 116 120 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.24% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.92% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
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£475 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
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
583 651 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.04% 26.38% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 310 309
Average daily rate £375 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 31
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% -11.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.00 £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
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VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) IIS
5 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) C++
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Internet
7 4 (28.57%) HTTP
7 4 (28.57%) SSL
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) Memory Management
7 4 (28.57%) Garbage Collection
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Kanban
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (21.43%) Ajax
8 3 (21.43%) Server Building
8 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 3 (21.43%) VBScript
8 3 (21.43%) VB
8 3 (21.43%) XML
8 3 (21.43%) CMMI

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Pivotal CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Pivotal CRM Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (14.29%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Memory Management
1 4 (28.57%) Garbage Collection
2 3 (21.43%) Server Building
2 3 (21.43%) Kanban
2 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (21.43%) CMMI
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VBScript
4 3 (21.43%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCTS
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Telerik
2 1 (7.14%) Aprimo
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Eloqua
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
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