The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Leicester 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 27 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.42% 0.90% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.63% 1.79% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£248 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £355 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £355 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +6.55%
Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 56 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 43.03% 50.45% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 21
Average daily rate £308 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £364 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -37.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
Leicestershire

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the Leicester region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Leicester region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

VB.NET
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) VB
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) VB6
8 3 (17.65%) CSS3
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services
9 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
10 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (5.88%) Retail
10 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.88%) MVC
10 1 (5.88%) WinForms
10 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (94.12%) .NET Developer
2 16 (94.12%) VB.NET Developer
3 8 (47.06%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Programmer
7 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Programmer
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) MVC
2 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) VB
4 4 (23.53%) VB6
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL