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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 18 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.26% 2.34% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 5.48% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £248 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.41% -30.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.27 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+113.06% -23.07%
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
50 73 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 37.59% 42.69% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 18
Average daily rate £301 £315 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.36% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £230 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 11 (84.62%) CSS
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) WinForms
5 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 5 (38.46%) WCF
7 4 (30.77%) WPF
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) VB
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
8 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (23.08%) Retail
8 3 (23.08%) VB6
8 3 (23.08%) CSS3
9 2 (15.38%) Ajax

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Applications Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
6 2 (15.38%) VB Developer
6 2 (15.38%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (7.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
3 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 11 (84.62%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) WinForms
5 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 5 (38.46%) WCF
6 4 (30.77%) WPF
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 3 (23.08%) CSS3
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (15.38%) Ajax
8 2 (15.38%) HTML5
8 2 (15.38%) jQuery
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (7.69%) Web Services
9 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) VB6