The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 64 64 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.35% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 0.90% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate
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£363 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
363 333 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.50% 39.13% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 257 122
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £27.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 August 2015, 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%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) Economics
5 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) VBA
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) MS Access
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MS Access
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) OLTP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (11.11%) ADO
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Economics
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Web Development
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Office Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) V-Model
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle