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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 74 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 21 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.20% 2.02% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 5.68% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.05 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -2.85%
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
671 563 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 38.50% 35.45% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 326 218
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.58 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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
Leicestershire -1 11 £300 +13.20% 6
Nottinghamshire -8 4 £145 -46.04% 11
Derbyshire +4 3 £315 +17.20%
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire -11 1 - - 8
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET
3 22 (70.97%) C#
4 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
5 14 (45.16%) SQL
6 13 (41.94%) HTML
6 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
6 13 (41.94%) MVC
7 12 (38.71%) CSS
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (29.03%) WCF
9 7 (22.58%) WPF
9 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
10 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
10 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
10 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (16.13%) WinForms
12 4 (12.90%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
13 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
13 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (9.68%) jQuery
13 3 (9.68%) LINQ
13 3 (9.68%) Retail
13 3 (9.68%) Finance
13 3 (9.68%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.45%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) CATIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) CruiseControl
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) .NET Developer
3 10 (32.26%) C# Developer
3 10 (32.26%) VB.NET Developer
4 9 (29.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Developer
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Web Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Web Support Analyst
10 1 (3.23%) WinForms Developer
10 1 (3.23%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
10 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
4 12 (38.71%) CSS
5 9 (29.03%) WCF
6 7 (22.58%) WPF
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
8 5 (16.13%) WinForms
9 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
9 3 (9.68%) jQuery
9 3 (9.68%) LINQ
9 3 (9.68%) Web Services
10 2 (6.45%) XML
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (6.45%) HTML5
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 1 (3.23%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (3.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) MVC
2 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) OO
3 2 (6.45%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (6.45%) TDD
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.23%) System Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Logistics
4 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.23%) Web Design
4 1 (3.23%) ETL
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VBScript
4 2 (6.45%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) VBA
5 1 (3.23%) VB6
5 1 (3.23%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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