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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 48 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.86% 2.66% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 5.08% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £338 £263 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £247 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £420 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £53.27 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +17.85%
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
257 256 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.39% 52.46% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 147 117
Median daily rate £400 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £53.59 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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
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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheltenham -4 1 £338 +28.57%
Gloucester -4 1 £275 -31.25%
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing

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 1 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Management
1 1 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata