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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 118 108 98
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 15 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.75% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 2.76% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -6.20%
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
752 762 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.69% 27.05% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 412 291
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 44
Average hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -55.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.22 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.00 £44.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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
Reading +7 8 £425 +54.54% 4
Slough - 2 £350 -
Bracknell +3 1 £200 -11.11% 2
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (96.15%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) SQL
4 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
5 11 (42.31%) MVC
5 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
5 11 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (38.46%) Degree
6 10 (38.46%) IIS
6 10 (38.46%) HTML
6 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) CMMI
7 9 (34.62%) Scrum
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) Kanban
8 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
8 7 (26.92%) QA
8 7 (26.92%) WCF
8 7 (26.92%) WPF
8 7 (26.92%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
8 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) J2EE
8 7 (26.92%) VBScript
8 7 (26.92%) OO
8 7 (26.92%) Project Management
9 6 (23.08%) CSS

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 (38.46%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
1 11 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Applications Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Server Support
4 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Field Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Applications Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
4 7 (26.92%) J2EE
4 7 (26.92%) WCF
4 7 (26.92%) WPF
5 6 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.54%) HTML5
6 3 (11.54%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) XML
7 2 (7.69%) XSLT
7 2 (7.69%) Ajax
7 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) CMMI
2 9 (34.62%) Scrum
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Kanban
3 7 (26.92%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (26.92%) OO
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) VBScript
5 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (11.54%) VB
7 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) C
8 1 (3.85%) VBA
8 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCTS
2 3 (11.54%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Telerik
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
Bracknell, Berkshire
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