The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 83 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.080% 0.31% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 1.07% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£290 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.07%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
380 375 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.55% 28.98% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 230 187
Average daily rate £356 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) WinForms
4 3 (33.33%) SCADA
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Back Office
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) CSS

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Access Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) WinForms
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) SCADA
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle