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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 93 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.72% 0.99% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 2.99% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £276 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £335 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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
695 334 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.57% 33.04% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 219 223
Average daily rate £363 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £469 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (67.74%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) C#
4 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
5 10 (32.26%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
7 8 (25.81%) WCF
8 6 (19.35%) WinForms
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.13%) VB6
9 5 (16.13%) MVC
9 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
9 5 (16.13%) VB
9 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.90%) Web Services
10 4 (12.90%) VBA
10 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
10 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
11 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
11 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
11 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
11 3 (9.68%) Maven
11 3 (9.68%) ETL
11 3 (9.68%) SAS
11 3 (9.68%) Scrum

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (3.23%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) VB Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) VB Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior VB Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior VB6 Developer
7 1 (3.23%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.81%) WCF
4 6 (19.35%) WinForms
5 4 (12.90%) Web Services
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.68%) ADO
7 2 (6.45%) CSS
7 2 (6.45%) XML
7 2 (6.45%) MDX
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.45%) HTML
8 1 (3.23%) Ajax
8 1 (3.23%) NHibernate
8 1 (3.23%) SOAP
8 1 (3.23%) WPF
8 1 (3.23%) jQuery
8 1 (3.23%) HTML5
8 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.13%) MVC
3 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.68%) ETL
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) System Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) SDLC
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) TDD
6 1 (3.23%) Data Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
3 5 (16.13%) VB
3 5 (16.13%) VB6
4 4 (12.90%) VBA
5 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Telerik
2 1 (3.23%) Nintex