The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 114 101 103
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.75% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 2.41% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +2.36%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
631 747 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.78% 30.98% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 328 383
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £35.00 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 11 July 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
Maidenhead 0 3 £400 -
Slough -3 2 £375 +150.00%
Reading -4 1 £375 -11.76% 1
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
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South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (20.00%) VB
9 4 (20.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (15.00%) QlikView
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (15.00%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (15.00%) DB2
10 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (15.00%) ETL
10 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
10 3 (15.00%) IBM
10 3 (15.00%) Finance

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) DNN
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) DB2
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (15.00%) QlikView
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Big Data
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.00%) MySQL
7 1 (5.00%) DTS
7 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) ODBC
4 2 (10.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (10.00%) OLE
4 2 (10.00%) OLE DB
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) ADO
4 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) WPF
5 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
3 3 (15.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (10.00%) Memory Management
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Delphi
6 1 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB6
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) JDA
3 1 (5.00%) Manugistics
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
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