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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 110 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 11 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.44% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 1.70% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Median daily rate £375 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £263 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +19.56%
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
636 646 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.94% 25.94% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 403 351
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 15
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -11.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +19 6 £375 +2.73%
Slough +3 1 £264 -18.76%
Wokingham - 1 £320 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) C#
3 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 23 (76.67%) Internet
5 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET
6 19 (63.33%) C++
6 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
7 18 (60.00%) Memory Management
8 16 (53.33%) Node.js
9 14 (46.67%) German Language
9 14 (46.67%) HTML
9 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
10 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
10 13 (43.33%) VBScript
10 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
10 13 (43.33%) Office 365
11 12 (40.00%) SLA
11 12 (40.00%) Windows
12 11 (36.67%) HTTP
12 11 (36.67%) IIS
12 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
13 10 (33.33%) Italian Language
13 10 (33.33%) Spanish Language
13 10 (33.33%) French Language
13 10 (33.33%) MAPI
13 10 (33.33%) Web Services
13 10 (33.33%) MVC
14 9 (30.00%) CSS
14 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
15 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC

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 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (36.67%) IIS
3 6 (20.00%) WordPress
4 5 (16.67%) Drupal
4 5 (16.67%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.33%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Internet
2 11 (36.67%) HTTP
3 5 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (46.67%) German Language
2 10 (33.33%) French Language
2 10 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 10 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 7 (23.33%) Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (43.33%) Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Escalation Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Messaging Support
6 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Development Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Development Support Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Messaging Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (53.33%) Node.js
4 14 (46.67%) HTML
5 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
6 10 (33.33%) MAPI
6 10 (33.33%) Web Services
7 9 (30.00%) CSS
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (20.00%) DCOM
10 3 (10.00%) COM
11 1 (3.33%) Ajax
11 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (3.33%) jQuery
11 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (3.33%) LINQ
11 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
11 1 (3.33%) WPF
11 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
1 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Memory Management
2 10 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (16.67%) Garbage Collection
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (3.33%) Content Management
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) C#
2 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (63.33%) C++
4 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
4 13 (43.33%) VBScript
5 8 (26.67%) VB
6 7 (23.33%) Java
7 6 (20.00%) PHP
7 6 (20.00%) VB6
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 1 (3.33%) C
9 1 (3.33%) Haskell
9 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) CODA
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Sitecore