The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 60 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.52% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 0.60% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
VB.NET
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
313 332 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.02% 44.09% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 133 157
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 64
Average hourly rate £57.50 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £32.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 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
Cambridge - 3 £400 - 1
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 4
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (33.33%) Coaching
5 4 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) User Experience
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Big Data
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) Test-First Development
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Ruby
6 3 (25.00%) Selenium
6 3 (25.00%) FitNesse
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) GIS
7 2 (16.67%) ITSM

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) OO
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Coaching
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Kanban
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Test-First Development
2 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle