The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 July 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 Dorset 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 20 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.33% 0.41% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.41% 1.23% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£288 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 81 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 36.28% 33.20% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 45
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £442 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £12.71 £16.11 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.10% -41.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £15.62 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.65 £16.60 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 3 £219 - 5
Poole - 1 £375 - 2
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Intranet

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSD
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Telerik