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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 76 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 27 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.68% 0.98% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 3.16% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £255 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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
553 475 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.41% 31.19% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 263 284
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 32
Average hourly rate £8.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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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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
Leicestershire +4 10 £305 - 8
Nottinghamshire -10 7 £288 -6.50% 9
Northamptonshire +2 6 £310 - 7
Derbyshire -4 2 £225 -25.00% 2
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (88.37%) C#
3 35 (81.40%) ASP.NET
4 31 (72.09%) MVC
5 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
6 25 (58.14%) HTML
6 25 (58.14%) CSS
7 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
8 16 (37.21%) E-Commerce
9 15 (34.88%) WCF
10 14 (32.56%) SQL
10 14 (32.56%) VB
11 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (27.91%) jQuery
13 10 (23.26%) WinForms
14 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
14 9 (20.93%) VB6
15 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
15 8 (18.60%) WPF
15 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (16.28%) Web Services
17 6 (13.95%) Scrum
18 5 (11.63%) CSS3
18 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 4 (9.30%) Retail
19 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
19 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 2

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (4.65%) DNN
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Simulink
1 1 (2.33%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) CruiseControl
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) NUnit
4 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Developer
2 33 (76.74%) .NET Developer
3 18 (41.86%) VB.NET Developer
4 16 (37.21%) C# Developer
5 15 (34.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
9 3 (6.98%) Applications Developer
9 3 (6.98%) VB Developer
9 3 (6.98%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (6.98%) VB6 Developer
10 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Web Support Analyst
11 1 (2.33%) SQL Developer
11 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Web Analyst
11 1 (2.33%) WinForms Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (81.40%) ASP.NET
3 25 (58.14%) CSS
3 25 (58.14%) HTML
4 15 (34.88%) WCF
5 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (27.91%) jQuery
7 10 (23.26%) WinForms
8 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
8 8 (18.60%) WPF
9 7 (16.28%) Web Services
10 5 (11.63%) CSS3
11 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 3 (6.98%) HTML5
12 3 (6.98%) XML
12 3 (6.98%) Ajax
13 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
13 2 (4.65%) RESTful
13 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) EPoS
3 1 (2.33%) W3C
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) MVC
2 16 (37.21%) E-Commerce
3 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) Scrum
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.98%) TDD
7 2 (4.65%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Mobile Development
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.65%) Android Development
7 2 (4.65%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.33%) Workflow
8 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.33%) Change Management
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) C#
2 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 14 (32.56%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) VB
4 9 (20.93%) VB6
5 3 (6.98%) VBA
6 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Infragistics
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
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