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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 26 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.46% 1.15% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 2.70% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £329 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +12.76%
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
75 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.72% 42.53% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 45
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 14
Average hourly rate £40.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
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 27 November 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 - 1 £325 - 6
Dorchester - - - -
Poole - - - - 2
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle