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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.35% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £385 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
62 86 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 31.96% 38.57% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 27
Average daily rate £375 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £32.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) MVVM
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) VBA