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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 74 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 21 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.62% 3.20% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 6.49% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 13
Average daily rate
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£320 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
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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
636 570 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 49.19% 49.27% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 402 164
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% +98.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) C#
3 18 (78.26%) SQL
4 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) VB6
6 9 (39.13%) VB
7 7 (30.43%) WCF
8 6 (26.09%) Maven
8 6 (26.09%) ADO
8 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
8 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
9 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
9 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
10 4 (17.39%) Web Services
10 4 (17.39%) WPF
10 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
11 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 3 (13.04%) Apache
11 3 (13.04%) MVC
11 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
11 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
12 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
12 2 (8.70%) XML
12 2 (8.70%) Windows
12 2 (8.70%) HTML
12 2 (8.70%) MDX

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (13.04%) Apache
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) ArcSDE
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Maven
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
2 8 (34.78%) VB Developer
2 8 (34.78%) VB6 Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior SQL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior VB Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 2 (8.70%) VB Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Report Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) WCF
3 6 (26.09%) ADO
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) WPF
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) MDX
6 2 (8.70%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) WinForms
7 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
7 1 (4.35%) CSS
7 1 (4.35%) SOAP
7 1 (4.35%) LINQ
7 1 (4.35%) REST
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MVC
1 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
2 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
2 2 (8.70%) System Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.70%) Scrum
2 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) TDD
3 1 (4.35%) Data Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.35%) ETL
3 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Release Management
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 18 (78.26%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) VB
3 9 (39.13%) VB6
4 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
5 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle