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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 103 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 1.49% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Median daily rate £375 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £430 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +43.38%

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
552 606 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.48% 24.61% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 356 416
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 16
Median hourly rate £35.50 £38.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.55 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - 3 £325 - 2
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (53.33%) C++
5 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (53.33%) Degree
6 7 (46.67%) VBScript
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
6 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
6 7 (46.67%) Memory Management
6 7 (46.67%) Office 365
7 6 (40.00%) Node.js
7 6 (40.00%) MAPI
7 6 (40.00%) Internet
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) Web Services
7 6 (40.00%) SLA
7 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 5 (33.33%) French Language
8 5 (33.33%) German Language
8 5 (33.33%) Italian Language
8 5 (33.33%) Spanish Language
8 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (26.67%) VBA

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MS Access
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (6.67%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Power BI
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) French Language
1 5 (33.33%) German Language
1 5 (33.33%) Italian Language
1 5 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Messaging Support
4 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Development Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Development Support Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Messaging Developer
6 2 (13.33%) VB VBA Developer
6 2 (13.33%) VBA Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Support Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) SSAS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) MAPI
3 6 (40.00%) Node.js
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) LINQ
4 1 (6.67%) MDX
4 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Memory Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) C++
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (46.67%) VBScript
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) VBA
6 3 (20.00%) VB
7 2 (13.33%) Java
8 1 (6.67%) Haskell
8 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) CODA