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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 46 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.10% 2.89% 2.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 5.91% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £272 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+31.35% -15.71%
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
252 186 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.63% 48.95% 50.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 107 90
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £31.00 £26.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.50 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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
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 28 May 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
Gloucester +13 3 £320 +28.00%
Cheltenham - 2 £320 - 2
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) HTML
5 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
5 5 (55.56%) WCF
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) XSD
7 2 (22.22%) XSLT
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (22.22%) VB
7 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) jQuery
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) DHTML
8 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Web Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) XSD
5 2 (22.22%) XSLT
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) DHTML
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) COBOL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft