The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 July 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 Edinburgh 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 77 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.098% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 0.38% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£375 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
455 265 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.44% 26.01% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 105 91
Average daily rate £364 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.54 £24.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) VBA
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) VB6
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) NUnit
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) RAD
6 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RAD
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Release Management
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
1 1 (14.29%) Time Management
1 1 (14.29%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) VB6
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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