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 12 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 74 81 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 21 3 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.41% 0.26% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 0.62% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 15
Average daily rate £325 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
610 482 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.05% 42.32% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 347 305
Average daily rate £425 £355 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +18.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (72.22%) C#
3 23 (63.89%) SQL
4 16 (44.44%) MVC
5 13 (36.11%) VB
6 12 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle
8 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.00%) Windows
10 8 (22.22%) WinForms
10 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 8 (22.22%) WCF
10 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (22.22%) Entity Framework
11 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
11 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (16.67%) VB6
12 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (13.89%) Release Management
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (13.89%) VBA
13 5 (13.89%) XML
13 5 (13.89%) ITIL
13 5 (13.89%) Classic ASP
13 5 (13.89%) Change Management
13 5 (13.89%) Finance

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) DTS
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) Power BI
4 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Applications Support
5 7 (19.44%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Support Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (13.89%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
9 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.78%) DBA
10 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 8 (22.22%) Entity Framework
2 8 (22.22%) WCF
2 8 (22.22%) WinForms
3 5 (13.89%) Classic ASP
3 5 (13.89%) XML
4 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.78%) jQuery
6 1 (2.78%) MDX
6 1 (2.78%) RESTful
6 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) MVC
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.89%) Change Management
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Release Management
4 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.56%) Coaching
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.78%) SDLC
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C#
2 23 (63.89%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) VB
4 12 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 6 (16.67%) VB6
6 5 (13.89%) VBA
7 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISEB
1 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Siebel
4 1 (2.78%) Sage
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