The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 101 98 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 13 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.62% 0.44% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 1.09% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £500 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
VB.NET
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
785 736 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.54% 40.31% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 433 397
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 59 59
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.44 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 August 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
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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 -
Petersfield - 1 £325 - 2
Portsmouth - - - - 6
Fareham - - - - 2
Liss - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (84.38%) C#
3 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
4 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 21 (65.63%) jQuery
5 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
6 20 (62.50%) MVC
7 19 (59.38%) CSS
8 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (53.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (53.13%) Windows
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
11 7 (21.88%) HTML
11 7 (21.88%) Web Services
11 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) WCF
12 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
13 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (12.50%) Oracle
14 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
14 4 (12.50%) XML
15 3 (9.38%) VB
15 3 (9.38%) VBA
15 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
15 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (9.38%) E-Learning

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Documentum
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.13%) MSI
4 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Hudson
4 1 (3.13%) WiX
4 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Military
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) .NET Developer
3 12 (37.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
3 21 (65.63%) jQuery
4 19 (59.38%) CSS
5 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (21.88%) HTML
6 7 (21.88%) Web Services
7 6 (18.75%) WCF
8 4 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (9.38%) Ajax
10 2 (6.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.25%) XSLT
10 2 (6.25%) JSP
11 1 (3.13%) SOAP
11 1 (3.13%) Flash
11 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
11 1 (3.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) E-Learning
1 3 (9.38%) SCORM
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Web Development
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.25%) Logistics
4 2 (6.25%) TDD
4 2 (6.25%) System Testing
4 2 (6.25%) MSF
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) RUP
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) OOD
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) OO
5 1 (3.13%) Validation
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow
5 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.38%) VB
5 3 (9.38%) VBA
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.13%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.13%) Serena