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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 49 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.20% 1.01% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 3.66% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate
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£331 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.22% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £294 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.84 £13.30
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +154.43%
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
241 82 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.39% 27.52% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 45 134
Average daily rate £450 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 36
Average hourly rate £41.00 £15.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.85% -59.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £13.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 26 January 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 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheltenham -17 2 £350 +19.65% 2
Cirencester - 2 £338 -
Gloucester - - - - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) VB
8 2 (13.33%) VBA
8 2 (13.33%) DHTML
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) XSD
8 2 (13.33%) XSLT
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) DTS
8 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) DTS
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) DHTML
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) XSD
4 2 (13.33%) XSLT
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms
5 1 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.67%) UML
2 1 (6.67%) OOP
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Telerik