The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 76 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.47% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 1.47% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate
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£385 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
VB.NET
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
407 408 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.17% 32.15% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 211 95
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £249 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) VBA
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (41.67%) Release Management
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (33.33%) RAD
7 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (25.00%) Workflow Management
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (25.00%) Workflow
8 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (25.00%) QA
9 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (16.67%) C#
9 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (8.33%) HND
10 1 (8.33%) Banking
10 1 (8.33%) Legal

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Business Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Life Science
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Release Management
2 4 (33.33%) RAD
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow Management
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) VBA
3 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
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