The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 58 57 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 2 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.32% 4.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.77% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £301 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.07% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
267 260 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.67% 42.21% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 137 199
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 32
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Back Office
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) MS Access
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) XSLT
7 2 (20.00%) DHTML
7 2 (20.00%) VB
7 2 (20.00%) VBA
7 2 (20.00%) SOAP
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (20.00%) VB6

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) DTS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Development Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Development Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) DHTML
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
1 3 (30.00%) Scrum
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 2 (20.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle