The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 86 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.25% 2.53% 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 5.73% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 24
Average daily rate
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£275 £285 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -3.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +76.87%
VB.NET
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
492 436 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.29% 44.08% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 289 232
Average daily rate £363 £300 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +44.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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
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 December 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) VB6
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) VB
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (20.00%) GIS
6 2 (20.00%) ArcGIS
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) ADO
6 2 (20.00%) ArcSDE
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) WinForms
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (20.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (20.00%) ArcSDE
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) VB6 Developer
3 3 (30.00%) VB Developer
4 2 (20.00%) GIS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior VB Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior VB6 Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) ADO
3 2 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) ODBC
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Workflow
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) OOP
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) VB6
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft