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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 48 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 9 13 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.36% 2.07% 5.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 5.24% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £365 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.17 £13.30
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +149.39%
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
222 248 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.59% 39.49% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 134 217
Average daily rate £363 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £274 -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Ware - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) XML
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Windows
5 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (58.33%) HTML
6 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (50.00%) WinForms
6 6 (50.00%) Web Services
6 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (41.67%) Database Tuning
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (41.67%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (41.67%) MVC
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (41.67%) DHTML
7 5 (41.67%) VBScript
7 5 (41.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (41.67%) ADO.NET
7 5 (41.67%) DTS
7 5 (41.67%) FTP
8 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 4 (33.33%) jQuery

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (41.67%) DTS
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) QlikView
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (8.33%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (41.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) XML
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
5 6 (50.00%) WinForms
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (41.67%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (41.67%) DHTML
6 5 (41.67%) ADO.NET
7 4 (33.33%) jQuery
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (8.33%) WF
9 1 (8.33%) CSS
9 1 (8.33%) Kendo UI
9 1 (8.33%) HTML5
9 1 (8.33%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) Database Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) VBScript
6 1 (8.33%) VB6
6 1 (8.33%) VB
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Telerik
2 1 (8.33%) Red Gate
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau