The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Cambridgeshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 64 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.84% 0.67% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 1.43% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
319 279 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.55% 46.66% 55.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 139 234
Average daily rate £350 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 47
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 3 £313 - 5
Peterborough - 2 - -
Huntingdon - - - -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) MSTest
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) NUnit
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) NUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft