The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 34 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 17 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.63% 1.31% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.77% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
Average daily rate
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£368 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £54.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.88 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+91.53% -23.07%
VB.NET
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
251 210 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.63% 45.85% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 103 56
Average daily rate £399 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Average hourly rate £47.88 £40.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.22% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.53 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 11 £368 - 1
Cirencester +4 2 £263 +28.04% 1
Cheltenham -6 1 £315 -7.35%
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (50.00%) MVC
6 9 (45.00%) Finance
7 8 (40.00%) SAS
7 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle
7 8 (40.00%) UNIX
7 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (40.00%) BusinessObjects XI
7 8 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 8 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (40.00%) SDLC
8 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (30.00%) Web Development
8 6 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (25.00%) Teradata
9 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 5 (25.00%) HTML
10 4 (20.00%) T-SQL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (40.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 8 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) DTS
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) WCF
6 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.00%) HTML5
7 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
8 1 (5.00%) DHTML
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.00%) XML
8 1 (5.00%) XSD
8 1 (5.00%) XSLT
8 1 (5.00%) WinForms
8 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (40.00%) SDLC
3 6 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Web Development
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Time Management
8 1 (5.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) HNC
1 4 (20.00%) HND
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (15.00%) Basel II
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Teradata
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Xamarin