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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 38 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.50% 1.11% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.92% 2.23% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £275 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £56.53 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +39.70%

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
183 224 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 50.83% 49.67% 48.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 107 158
Median daily rate £425 £415 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 15
Median hourly rate £33.75 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £53.43 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cirencester +7 7 £275 -
Cheltenham +10 1 - -
Gloucester -7 1 £238 -40.62%
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Xamarin
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (46.67%) Silverlight
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (46.67%) DTS
5 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (26.67%) Unix
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (20.00%) SAS
8 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (20.00%) ISEB
8 3 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) Teradata

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) DTS
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) Big Data
5 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Gradle
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Developer
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 7 (46.67%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacker
6 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Security Penetration Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Security Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 7 (46.67%) Silverlight
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) EJB
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
6 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (20.00%) Scrum
1 3 (20.00%) Test Management
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) High Availability
2 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) SDLC
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.67%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (6.67%) Basel II
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Xamarin
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Teradata
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat