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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 69 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 2 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.49% 0.41% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 1.06% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £255 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £127 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £383 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £323 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -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
355 189 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.40% 38.49% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 106 234
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.00 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 12 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 12 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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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
Hertford - 1 £160 - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 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
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) VB6
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
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%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Telerik
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 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
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
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%) MS Access
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 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) 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 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
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%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik
2 1 (14.29%) Red Gate
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau