The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 25 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.60% 2.16% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.45% 6.35% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £175 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -46.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +87.50%
VB.NET
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 63 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 29.41% 34.05% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 36
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £191 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £41.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.73% +2.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -1 1 £350 -
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) MVC

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft