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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 100 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 28 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 1.06% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 5
Median daily rate £375 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £32.10 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-54.82% -4.17%
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
620 757 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.69% 27.09% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 467 376
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +110.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +16 21 £375 +7.14% 2
Maidenhead - 1 £225 -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 37 (100.00%) C#
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 21 (56.76%) .NET Framework
4 20 (54.05%) SQL
5 19 (51.35%) Windows
6 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
6 17 (45.95%) Internet
7 16 (43.24%) C++
7 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
7 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (43.24%) Memory Management
7 16 (43.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (40.54%) CSS
8 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
9 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
10 13 (35.14%) HTML
11 11 (29.73%) IIS
11 11 (29.73%) HTTP
11 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (27.03%) XML Schema
12 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
12 10 (27.03%) Java
12 10 (27.03%) XML
12 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
12 10 (27.03%) Node.js
13 9 (24.32%) Castle Windsor
13 9 (24.32%) Autofac
13 9 (24.32%) Hadoop
13 9 (24.32%) Entity Framework

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 11 (29.73%) IIS
2 10 (27.03%) Node.js
3 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
3 6 (16.22%) WordPress
4 5 (13.51%) Drupal
4 5 (13.51%) Joomla!
4 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Internet
2 11 (29.73%) HTTP
3 5 (13.51%) SSL
4 4 (10.81%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
3 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (24.32%) Big Data
4 9 (24.32%) Datazen
4 9 (24.32%) Hadoop
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
5 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
6 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (24.32%) German Language
2 7 (18.92%) Marketing
3 5 (13.51%) French Language
3 5 (13.51%) Italian Language
3 5 (13.51%) Spanish Language
4 3 (8.11%) Finance
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Support Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Developer
3 13 (35.14%) Escalation Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Developer
5 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Development Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Development Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.41%) Field Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Server Support
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (56.76%) .NET Framework
3 15 (40.54%) CSS
4 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
5 13 (35.14%) HTML
6 10 (27.03%) XML
6 10 (27.03%) XML Schema
7 9 (24.32%) ADO
7 9 (24.32%) ADO.NET
7 9 (24.32%) Autofac
7 9 (24.32%) Castle Windsor
7 9 (24.32%) Entity Framework
7 9 (24.32%) ODBC
7 9 (24.32%) OLE
7 9 (24.32%) OLE DB
7 9 (24.32%) Unity DI Container
8 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (16.22%) DCOM
10 4 (10.81%) MAPI
10 4 (10.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Memory Management
2 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (24.32%) Open Source
4 8 (21.62%) MVC
5 5 (13.51%) Garbage Collection
6 4 (10.81%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.11%) CMMI
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL
7 3 (8.11%) Kanban
7 3 (8.11%) Scrum
7 3 (8.11%) Server Building
8 2 (5.41%) Service Management
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development
9 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Content Management
9 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
9 1 (2.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (54.05%) SQL
3 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 16 (43.24%) C++
5 10 (27.03%) Java
6 8 (21.62%) VB
7 6 (16.22%) C
7 6 (16.22%) PHP
7 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
7 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
7 6 (16.22%) VB6
7 6 (16.22%) VBScript
8 5 (13.51%) Python
8 5 (13.51%) R
8 5 (13.51%) Scala
9 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) MCSD
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore