The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 46 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.46% 3.29% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 12.88% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£331 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +22.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
VB.NET
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
167 132 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.04% 25.53% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 91 45
Average daily rate £375 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Average hourly rate £45.50 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the Lancashire region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Lancashire region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Blackpool - 1 £338 -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB