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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 29 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.66% 3.39% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £293 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +76.87%
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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
80 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.63% 33.90% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 12 19
Average daily rate £458 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) DHTML
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSD
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) C++

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSD
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) DHTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared