The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 18 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.30% 6.49% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.43% 16.22% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £265 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -22.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+57.40% -22.85%
VB.NET
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 74 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 46.36% 40.00% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 17
Average daily rate £300 £270 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) WinForms
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
6 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (50.00%) WCF
6 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (40.00%) SQL
7 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 4 (40.00%) WPF
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (30.00%) Finance
8 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
9 1 (10.00%) NUnit
9 1 (10.00%) Retail
9 1 (10.00%) Web Services
9 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (10.00%) HTML5

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) CSS
4 7 (70.00%) WinForms
5 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (50.00%) WCF
6 4 (40.00%) WPF
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (10.00%) jQuery
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (10.00%) HTML5
8 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL