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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 23 29 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.05% 1.31% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 2.38% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +19.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
46 84 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 48.42% 54.90% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 61 8
Average daily rate £438 £458 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +47.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) HTML

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft