The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 65 70 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 30 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.86% 1.32% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 3.86% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 19
Average daily rate £270 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £270 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £344 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
570 440 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.34% 34.08% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 225 203
Average daily rate £300 £303 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £12.42 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £38.65 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB.NET
England

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +4 20 £265 -22.05% 6
Nottinghamshire +1 7 £269 - 9
Northamptonshire -15 2 £288 -11.53% 10
Derbyshire -16 2 £269 -10.41% 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
3 27 (65.85%) SQL
4 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
5 19 (46.34%) C#
6 15 (36.59%) HTML
7 14 (34.15%) jQuery
8 13 (31.71%) T-SQL
9 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
10 11 (26.83%) CSS
11 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (21.95%) HTML5
13 7 (17.07%) Telerik
13 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
13 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
14 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
14 6 (14.63%) VB
14 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (14.63%) WinForms
15 5 (12.20%) VB6
15 5 (12.20%) TDD
15 5 (12.20%) Retail
15 5 (12.20%) OO
15 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (12.20%) Moq
15 5 (12.20%) CSS3
15 5 (12.20%) Dependency Injection
15 5 (12.20%) Inversion of Control
15 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
15 5 (12.20%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (9.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) AutoCAD
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.76%) SQLite
5 3 (7.32%) DTS
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.20%) Moq
3 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
3 4 (9.76%) Subversion
4 3 (7.32%) ReSharper
5 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) ProC
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (97.56%) Developer
2 27 (65.85%) .NET Developer
3 25 (60.98%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (26.83%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
7 6 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.88%) VB.NET Programmer
10 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Programmer
10 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (4.88%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Developer
11 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
3 15 (36.59%) HTML
4 14 (34.15%) jQuery
5 11 (26.83%) CSS
6 9 (21.95%) HTML5
7 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
8 6 (14.63%) WinForms
9 5 (12.20%) CSS3
9 5 (12.20%) WPF
9 5 (12.20%) LINQ
10 4 (9.76%) JSON
10 4 (9.76%) Web Services
11 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (4.88%) WCF
12 2 (4.88%) XML
13 1 (2.44%) Ajax
13 1 (2.44%) XSLT
13 1 (2.44%) XHTML
13 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.88%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
3 5 (12.20%) TDD
3 5 (12.20%) OO
3 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.76%) MVVM
4 4 (9.76%) Web Design
4 4 (9.76%) MVC
5 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.44%) SEO
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) SOA
5 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) C#
3 13 (31.71%) T-SQL
4 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) VB
6 5 (12.20%) VB6
7 2 (4.88%) VBA
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.88%) MCTS
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Telerik
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) AccuRev
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