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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 112 83 104
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.28% 1.35% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 3.69% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £415 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+30.18% -4.50%
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
778 596 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.24% 36.47% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 345 387
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 61
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £17.50 £22.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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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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
Portsmouth -5 2 £350 +11.11% 6
Southampton - - - - 3
Winchester - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - - 4
Liss - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 2
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (80.00%) C#
4 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (72.00%) CSS
6 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (56.00%) MVC
8 14 (56.00%) Windows
9 13 (52.00%) jQuery
10 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
12 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (24.00%) SQL
13 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
14 5 (20.00%) HTML
14 5 (20.00%) Oracle
15 4 (16.00%) VBA
15 4 (16.00%) Java
15 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
15 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (16.00%) WCF
15 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
16 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
16 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (12.00%) Ajax
16 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
16 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
16 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
16 3 (12.00%) Web Services

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.00%) CMS
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.00%) LiveCycle
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.00%) MSI
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) WiX
4 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Software Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (72.00%) CSS
4 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (52.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.00%) WCF
8 3 (12.00%) Ajax
8 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) XML
9 2 (8.00%) XSLT
9 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
9 2 (8.00%) JSP
9 2 (8.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (4.00%) Kendo UI
10 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (4.00%) Breeze.js
10 1 (4.00%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) E-Learning
1 3 (12.00%) SCORM
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) MVC
2 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.00%) Scrum
2 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) TDD
3 2 (8.00%) Logistics
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) RUP
3 2 (8.00%) MSF
3 2 (8.00%) System Testing
3 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) V-Model
4 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.00%) User Stories
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Validation
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) VBA
4 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Serena
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) DevExpress