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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 84 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.74% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 2.17% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £252 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £345 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
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
552 415 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.68% 33.93% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 230 146
Average daily rate £375 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 17 December 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (55.56%) VBA
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
7 1 (11.11%) Kentico
7 1 (11.11%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
7 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
7 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
7 1 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (11.11%) Degree

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Kentico
3 1 (11.11%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) RAD
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VBA
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer