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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 73 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.89% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 2.97% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £437 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.17 £11.15
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +197.48%
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
481 337 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.16% 29.96% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 171 103
Average daily rate £385 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) VBA
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) Release Management
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow Management
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (27.27%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) HTML
8 1 (9.09%) JavaScript

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (9.09%) Kentico
3 1 (9.09%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Life Science
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Release Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow Management
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) RAD
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 5 (45.45%) VBA
4 3 (27.27%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
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