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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 81 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.78% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 2.29% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +12.76%
VB.NET
South East

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
320 349 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.52% 34.02% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 194 83
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £20.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £98.50 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Milton Keynes -21 3 £300 -3.22% 2
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (35.71%) HTML5
6 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) WCF
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Banking
8 3 (21.43%) Retail
8 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (21.43%) Migration
8 3 (21.43%) XML
8 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Metrics

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) SOAP
8 2 (14.29%) WinForms
9 1 (7.14%) WPF
9 1 (7.14%) LINQ
9 1 (7.14%) Ajax
9 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) XAML
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) DevExpress