The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 21 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.50% 0.78% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 1.89% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£315 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51 53 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 42.50% 41.41% 54.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 46
Average daily rate £315 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £281 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) DTS
2 3 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (75.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) DTS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) DHTML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft