The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 30 40 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.85% 1.58% 6.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 2.49% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 10
Average daily rate
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- £355 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.18% -11.66%
VB.NET
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
92 201 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.98% 63.41% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 85 55
Average daily rate £325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +13 2 - - 3
Market Harborough - - - -
Melton Mowbray - - - -
VB.NET
East Midlands

VB.NET
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) VB6
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 2 (22.22%) Intranet
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (22.22%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Web Design
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) SQL