The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Buckinghamshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 73 72 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.54% 0.68% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 2.08% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
369 337 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.25% 32.56% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 188 155
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £224 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 31 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 6 - - 6
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Back Office
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) DevExpress
6 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) DevExpress