The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 68 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% 0.41% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 1.15% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£205 £255 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £127 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £383 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -11.66%
VB.NET
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
361 174 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.47% 35.58% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 96 231
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £42.05
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 Hertfordshire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Hemel Hempstead -11 1 - -
Hertford - 1 £160 -
Hitchin - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) VB6
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) XSLT
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) Back Office
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Intranet
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) DHTML
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) DTS
2 1 (16.67%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
5 1 (16.67%) DHTML
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VB6
4 2 (33.33%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Telerik
2 1 (16.67%) Red Gate
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau
Hertfordshire
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