The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 10 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 1 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 10.29% 1.19% 21.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.75% 4.76% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£274 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.23% +1.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
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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 Hemel Hempstead region.

Programming Languages Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 21 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 23.53% 25.00% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 15
Average daily rate £325 £280 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £502 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (71.43%) DTS
3 5 (71.43%) FTP
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) WinForms
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (71.43%) VBScript
3 5 (71.43%) DHTML
3 5 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Database Tuning
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (42.86%) Relational Database

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (71.43%) DTS
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) WinForms
3 5 (71.43%) DHTML
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Database Tuning
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) VBScript
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft