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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 71 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.46% 0.30% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.70% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £275 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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
442 286 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.63% 43.20% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 143 181
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) InfoPath
3 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (33.33%) McAfee
3 3 (33.33%) MSI
3 3 (33.33%) InstallShield
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MSI
1 3 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) E-business
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) Nintex
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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