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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 83 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 1.82% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-19.11% -
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
443 439 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.44% 33.46% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 260 179
Average daily rate £388 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016, 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%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) VB
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) MS Access
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
8 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) WCF
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (16.67%) VB6
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Markit EDM
1 1 (8.33%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MS Access
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 5 (41.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) VB Developer
3 2 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) ASP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) VB VBA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) COM+
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Economics
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) VB6
5 2 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle