The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hampshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 95 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 19 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.93% 0.92% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 2.30% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
780 696 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.27% 40.09% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 390 303
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 64 68
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
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VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Southampton -6 2 £300 - 5
Petersfield - 1 £325 - 2
Portsmouth - - - - 6
Winchester - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (81.58%) C#
3 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET
4 24 (63.16%) jQuery
4 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 22 (57.89%) CSS
6 20 (52.63%) MVC
7 18 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (44.74%) Windows
9 12 (31.58%) SQL
10 10 (26.32%) HTML
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
12 8 (21.05%) WCF
13 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
13 7 (18.42%) Web Services
13 7 (18.42%) XML
14 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
14 6 (15.79%) Ajax
14 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
16 4 (10.53%) Oracle
16 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.26%) CMS
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.63%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.63%) QlikView
5 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) Subversion
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) NUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.63%) WiX
5 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.63%) Hudson
5 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 26 (68.42%) .NET Developer
3 13 (34.21%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Developer
5 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET
3 24 (63.16%) jQuery
4 22 (57.89%) CSS
5 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (26.32%) HTML
7 8 (21.05%) WCF
8 7 (18.42%) Web Services
8 7 (18.42%) XML
9 6 (15.79%) Ajax
9 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (7.89%) LINQ to SQL
11 3 (7.89%) LINQ
11 3 (7.89%) Django
12 2 (5.26%) XSLT
12 2 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) E-Learning
1 3 (7.89%) SCORM
2 2 (5.26%) NHS
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) MVC
2 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
4 3 (7.89%) Web Development
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.26%) OOD
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) ERP
5 2 (5.26%) OO
5 2 (5.26%) RUP
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.26%) System Testing
5 2 (5.26%) MSF
5 2 (5.26%) TDD
5 2 (5.26%) Logistics
6 1 (2.63%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) C#
2 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.89%) VB
5 3 (7.89%) C++
5 3 (7.89%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) VBA
7 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.63%) Serena
4 1 (2.63%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.63%) EMC