The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 56 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 38 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.48% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.02% 1.71% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 3
Average daily rate £313 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £192 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £371 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
VB.NET
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
541 467 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.27% 33.14% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 253 285
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 23
Average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.48 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northamptonshire +28 18 £381 +1.66% 20
Nottinghamshire -5 9 £325 +28.71% 9
Leicestershire - 6 £270 - 8
Derbyshire -12 3 £400 - 5
Lincolnshire - 1 £225 -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 64 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (92.19%) C#
3 52 (81.25%) SQL
4 25 (39.06%) ASP.NET
5 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 22 (34.38%) SharePoint
6 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
7 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 18 (28.13%) MVC
9 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
10 16 (25.00%) VB
11 14 (21.88%) Web Services
12 13 (20.31%) jQuery
12 13 (20.31%) CSS
13 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
13 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (18.75%) VB6
14 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (17.19%) ITIL
14 11 (17.19%) Change Management
14 11 (17.19%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (15.63%) Finance
15 10 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (15.63%) VBA
15 10 (15.63%) HTML
16 9 (14.06%) Classic ASP
16 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
16 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 22 (34.38%) SharePoint
2 11 (17.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (14.06%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.13%) DNN
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.94%) DB2
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.56%) QlikView
8 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.13%) CruiseControl
3 2 (3.13%) Selenium
3 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Law
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Advertising
5 2 (3.13%) Automotive
5 2 (3.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (71.88%) Developer
2 25 (39.06%) .NET Developer
3 18 (28.13%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (23.44%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (23.44%) C# Developer
5 14 (21.88%) VB.NET Developer
6 11 (17.19%) SQL Developer
7 9 (14.06%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 7 (10.94%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (9.38%) Analyst
10 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (7.81%) Development Manager
10 5 (7.81%) VB Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
11 4 (6.25%) Web Analyst
11 4 (6.25%) Web Support Analyst
12 3 (4.69%) .NET Development Manager
12 3 (4.69%) Consultant
12 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
12 3 (4.69%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (39.06%) ASP.NET
3 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
4 14 (21.88%) Web Services
5 13 (20.31%) CSS
5 13 (20.31%) jQuery
6 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (15.63%) HTML
8 9 (14.06%) Classic ASP
8 9 (14.06%) WCF
9 7 (10.94%) WPF
10 6 (9.38%) LINQ
11 5 (7.81%) WinForms
12 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (4.69%) Entity Framework
13 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
13 2 (3.13%) CSS3
13 2 (3.13%) HTML5
13 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) iSeries
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) AS400
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) MVC
2 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.19%) Change Management
3 11 (17.19%) ITIL
4 10 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.38%) OO
5 6 (9.38%) TDD
6 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.81%) Scrum
7 3 (4.69%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.69%) UML
7 3 (4.69%) Workflow
8 2 (3.13%) DNA
8 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.13%) Service Management
8 2 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (3.13%) Web Design
9 1 (1.56%) ETL
9 1 (1.56%) Migration
9 1 (1.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (92.19%) C#
2 52 (81.25%) SQL
3 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.00%) VB
5 12 (18.75%) VB6
6 10 (15.63%) VBA
7 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
8 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.13%) Perl
9 2 (3.13%) Python
10 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.13%) HND
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) SAP
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle
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