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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 61 67 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.60% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.30% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £335 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +26.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -15.71%
VB.NET
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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
305 385 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.42% 46.05% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 313 94
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £35.20 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £21.20 £22.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.62 £42.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
4 11 (68.75%) MS Access
4 11 (68.75%) SQL
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (62.50%) Scrum
5 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (62.50%) TDD
5 10 (62.50%) VBA
5 10 (62.50%) HTML
5 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
5 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
6 9 (56.25%) Java
6 9 (56.25%) CSS
6 9 (56.25%) V-Model
6 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (56.25%) Open Source
6 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
7 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (37.50%) C#
8 6 (37.50%) MS Project
8 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
9 5 (31.25%) MVC

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (6.25%) LiveCycle
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) MS Access
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
2 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Programmer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (56.25%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (18.75%) RESTful
5 3 (18.75%) Dojo
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) WCF
7 1 (6.25%) ADO
7 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Scrum
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
2 9 (56.25%) V-Model
2 9 (56.25%) Open Source
3 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) VBA
3 9 (56.25%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) OpenText
3 1 (6.25%) RedDot
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Business Objects