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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 47 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 36 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.07% 2.09% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 5.57% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 8
Average daily rate £290 £317 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.37% -12.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £296
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 £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
582 287 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 49.62% 37.52% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 161 209
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.07% -7.14%
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 £47.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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 18 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 18 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 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 42 (72.41%) C#
3 35 (60.34%) ASP.NET
4 34 (58.62%) WinForms
5 26 (44.83%) SQL
6 25 (43.10%) Finance
7 18 (31.03%) MVC
8 17 (29.31%) Oracle
9 15 (25.86%) Visual Studio
9 15 (25.86%) WCF
10 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (22.41%) Windows
12 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (18.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (18.97%) VB
14 9 (15.52%) OO
14 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (13.79%) Web Development
15 8 (13.79%) Scrum
15 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
15 8 (13.79%) Web Services
16 7 (12.07%) CSS
16 7 (12.07%) HTML
16 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
16 7 (12.07%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (12.07%) OOP
16 7 (12.07%) VB6

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 7 (12.07%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Visual Studio
2 11 (18.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.17%) NetAdvantage
4 1 (1.72%) NUnit
4 1 (1.72%) MSTest
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (87.93%) Developer
2 36 (62.07%) .NET Developer
3 28 (48.28%) VB.NET Developer
4 9 (15.52%) WinForms Developer
5 6 (10.34%) VB6 Developer
5 6 (10.34%) VB Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (60.34%) ASP.NET
3 34 (58.62%) WinForms
4 15 (25.86%) WCF
5 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (13.79%) Web Services
7 7 (12.07%) CSS
7 7 (12.07%) HTML
7 7 (12.07%) jQuery
8 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (10.34%) LINQ
8 6 (10.34%) XML
9 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.17%) JSF
10 3 (5.17%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (1.72%) WPF
11 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) MVC
2 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.52%) OO
4 8 (13.79%) Web Development
4 8 (13.79%) Scrum
5 7 (12.07%) OOP
6 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.90%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) Volume Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.45%) Master Data Management
9 2 (3.45%) User Stories
9 2 (3.45%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (3.45%) Data Management
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
10 1 (1.72%) SOA
10 1 (1.72%) UML
10 1 (1.72%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) C#
2 26 (44.83%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) VB
4 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) VB6
5 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.90%) VBA
7 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.72%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
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