The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 55 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.48% 0.26% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 0.65% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £338 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 - £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 - £366
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 £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
197 310 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.42% 40.90% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 189 137
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £24.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) .NET Framework
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
3 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (76.92%) Entity Framework
3 10 (76.92%) REST
3 10 (76.92%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (76.92%) AngularJS
3 10 (76.92%) SignalR
3 10 (76.92%) JSON
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (69.23%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (38.46%) Front End Development
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) Automotive
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) XML
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 1 (7.69%) System Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
9 1 (7.69%) User Experience

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
6 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (15.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
8 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) .NET Framework
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 10 (76.92%) AngularJS
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (76.92%) Entity Framework
3 10 (76.92%) JSON
3 10 (76.92%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (76.92%) REST
3 10 (76.92%) SignalR
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Front End Development
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Case Management
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle