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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 116 95 109
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 11 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 1.35% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 3.85% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £254 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £360 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
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
711 909 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.63% 34.97% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 492 306
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 26
Average hourly rate £36.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
Slough -7 4 £338 -
Reading +1 3 £450 +50.00% 5
Newbury +1 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 £200 - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 14 (58.33%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (45.83%) Oracle
5 11 (45.83%) Project Management
5 11 (45.83%) MVC
5 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
6 10 (41.67%) QA
6 10 (41.67%) WCF
6 10 (41.67%) WPF
6 10 (41.67%) Degree
6 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
6 10 (41.67%) Hibernate
6 10 (41.67%) IIS
6 10 (41.67%) J2EE
6 10 (41.67%) HTML
6 10 (41.67%) OO
6 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (33.33%) VBScript
8 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
9 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (16.67%) CMMI
10 4 (16.67%) Kanban
10 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (41.67%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) Sitefinity
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
4 1 (4.17%) DNN
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.17%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Applications Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Support
5 2 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) VBA Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Excel Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) VB Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 10 (41.67%) WCF
3 10 (41.67%) WPF
3 10 (41.67%) Hibernate
3 10 (41.67%) J2EE
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
2 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Project Management
1 11 (45.83%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) CMMI
3 4 (16.67%) Kanban
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) Computer Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Content Management
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) VBScript
5 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) VBA
7 1 (4.17%) VB6
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Telerik
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