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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 58 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 1.04% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 2.83% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £445 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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
216 283 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.91% 36.66% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 153 157
Average daily rate £375 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 April 2015. 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
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 3
Hitchin - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (92.31%) C#
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 11 (84.62%) XML
4 10 (76.92%) SQL
5 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
5 9 (69.23%) Windows
5 9 (69.23%) Web Services
5 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 9 (69.23%) WinForms
5 9 (69.23%) .NET Framework
5 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (46.15%) HTML
6 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 5 (38.46%) DHTML
7 5 (38.46%) VBScript
7 5 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (38.46%) ADO.NET
7 5 (38.46%) FTP
7 5 (38.46%) DTS
7 5 (38.46%) MVC
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (38.46%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (38.46%) Database Tuning
7 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (30.77%) WF

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) DTS
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (84.62%) XML
3 9 (69.23%) WinForms
3 9 (69.23%) .NET Framework
3 9 (69.23%) Web Services
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) DHTML
5 5 (38.46%) ADO.NET
5 5 (38.46%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (30.77%) WF
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 2 (15.38%) AppFabric
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (15.38%) Ajax
9 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
1 5 (38.46%) Database Tuning
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (30.77%) Time Management
2 4 (30.77%) Workflow
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) VBScript
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore