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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 24 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.46% 0.90% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 2.44% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £310 £319
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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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
57 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.61% 36.94% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 22
Average daily rate £386 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) DHTML
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSD
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) DHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft