The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Bristol 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 64 39 57
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.63% 2.07% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 7.19% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Average daily rate
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£335 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.41% -11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.03% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
329 153 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.54% 28.76% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 103 141
Average daily rate £375 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £26.20 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
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VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
6 4 (44.44%) HTML
6 4 (44.44%) CSS
7 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (33.33%) VB
7 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
7 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 3 (33.33%) LINQ
8 2 (22.22%) Retail
8 2 (22.22%) Apex Code
8 2 (22.22%) Ajax
8 2 (22.22%) jQuery
8 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (11.11%) MVC
9 1 (11.11%) C++

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (11.11%) DTS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Reporting Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) LINQ
4 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Apex Code
6 1 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com