The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Devon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 34 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.20% 7.73% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% 17.72% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate £435 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
83 79 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 33.07% 43.65% 52.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 42
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £351 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £94.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £32.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £41.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Devon

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 3 £435 +33.84% 4
Newton Abbot - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) SOA
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) XPath
4 4 (40.00%) XQuery
4 4 (40.00%) XSLT
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) VB6
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) MCAD
6 2 (20.00%) MCSD

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) XSLT
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) XPath
2 4 (40.00%) XQuery
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) VB6
3 2 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCAD
1 2 (20.00%) MCSD
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle