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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 62 35 55
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.76% 2.24% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 7.95% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 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 £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -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
332 151 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.97% 28.22% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 102 140
Average daily rate £375 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 23
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 £22.05
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
South West

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
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

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 Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Avonmouth - - - -
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 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 24 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 Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (11.11%) DTS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
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%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Reporting Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP 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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) LINQ
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
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%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) Apex Code
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
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