The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 20 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.93% 1.29% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 2.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-30.71% +18.64%
VB.NET
Gloucestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53 99 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 49.53% 63.87% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 73 21
Median daily rate £325 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VB.NET
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL