The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 24 26 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.01% 1.49% 9.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 3.17% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £290 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-19.11% -
VB.NET
Devon

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

Programming Languages Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 63 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 46.46% 47.01% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 11
Average daily rate £408 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.42% +4.28%
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 Exeter

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) ERP
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) MS Access
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) IIS
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) Finance

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) ERP Developer
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle