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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 24 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.74% 3.42% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.63% 8.70% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £265 £340 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +126.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
95 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 45.45% 39.32% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 22 17
Average daily rate £290 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £448 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 18 April 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 8 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) C#
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
8 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
10 2 (14.29%) Web Design
10 2 (14.29%) IIS
10 2 (14.29%) Web Services
10 2 (14.29%) CSS3
10 2 (14.29%) HTML5
10 2 (14.29%) JSON
11 1 (7.14%) VB6
11 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 1 (7.14%) VB
11 1 (7.14%) MVC

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 14 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) CSS3
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB6
5 1 (7.14%) VB
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