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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 81 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 2.04% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 4.62% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 18
Average daily rate
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£275 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +12.76%
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
479 411 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.19% 44.10% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 257 235
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +80.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 27 November 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) VB6
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) VB
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 3 (21.43%) ADO
8 3 (21.43%) Maven
8 3 (21.43%) WCF
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) WinForms
8 3 (21.43%) MVC
9 2 (14.29%) Workflow
9 2 (14.29%) GIS
9 2 (14.29%) ArcGIS
9 2 (14.29%) Information Security
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) ArcSDE
9 2 (14.29%) Web Services
9 2 (14.29%) ETL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (14.29%) ArcGIS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (14.29%) ArcSDE
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) VB Developer
3 5 (35.71%) VB6 Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior VB Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior VB6 Developer
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) GIS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) ADO
3 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 3 (21.43%) WinForms
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) ODBC
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) VB6
3 5 (35.71%) VB
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase