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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 70 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 3 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.38% 0.57% 3.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 1.46% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £141 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £397 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £319 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
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
339 205 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.80% 39.27% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 116 235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
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 1 September 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) VBA
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MS Access
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (14.29%) QlikView
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) DTS
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) DTS
3 1 (14.29%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (14.29%) DHTML
5 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Database Security
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik
2 1 (14.29%) Red Gate
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau