The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Leeds 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 51 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 37 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.21% 1.97% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.37% 5.15% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 13
Average daily rate £290 £313 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.34% -17.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
581 291 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 50.35% 38.24% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 170 221
Average daily rate £320 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Average hourly rate £25.75 £13.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.07% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.45 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VB.NET
West Yorkshire

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (71.67%) SQL Server
3 42 (70.00%) C#
4 37 (61.67%) WinForms
5 36 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 26 (43.33%) Finance
6 26 (43.33%) SQL
7 20 (33.33%) Oracle
7 20 (33.33%) MVC
8 18 (30.00%) WCF
9 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 15 (25.00%) Windows
10 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (18.33%) Web Services
12 10 (16.67%) VB
13 9 (15.00%) OO
13 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (13.33%) Web Development
14 8 (13.33%) Scrum
14 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
15 7 (11.67%) OOP
15 7 (11.67%) HTML
15 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
15 7 (11.67%) CSS
15 7 (11.67%) VB6
15 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (71.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) NetAdvantage
4 1 (1.67%) NUnit
4 1 (1.67%) MSTest
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (86.67%) Developer
2 38 (63.33%) .NET Developer
3 30 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 9 (15.00%) WinForms Developer
5 6 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
5 6 (10.00%) VB Developer
6 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Tester
7 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (61.67%) WinForms
3 36 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (30.00%) WCF
5 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (18.33%) Web Services
7 7 (11.67%) CSS
7 7 (11.67%) HTML
7 7 (11.67%) jQuery
8 6 (10.00%) LINQ
8 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 5 (8.33%) XML
10 3 (5.00%) JSF
10 3 (5.00%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) MVC
2 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) OO
4 8 (13.33%) Scrum
4 8 (13.33%) Web Development
5 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
5 7 (11.67%) OOP
6 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Volume Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.33%) Project Management
9 2 (3.33%) Data Management
9 2 (3.33%) Master Data Management
9 2 (3.33%) User Stories
9 2 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (1.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (1.67%) SOA
10 1 (1.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) C#
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
3 10 (16.67%) VB
4 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.67%) VB6
5 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.67%) VBA
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) Infragistics
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