The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford 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 April 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 Bradford 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 21 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.76% 0.63% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.45% 2.22% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £253 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.30% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 42.76% 28.48% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 13
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.75 £12.42 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.17% +3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £9.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB.NET
West Yorkshire

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the Bradford region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Bradford region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) WinForms
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) VBA
4 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) Legal
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Intranet
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) VB
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) OOP
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) Tuxedo
7 1 (8.33%) Internet
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 1 (8.33%) Tuxedo
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 7 (58.33%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) WinForms
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) LINQ
4 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) OOP
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) VBA
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (41.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft