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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 38 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.05% - 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% - 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £270 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
150 90 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 51.19% 33.09% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 56 66
Average daily rate £293 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.84% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 13
Average hourly rate £40.25 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 1 £275 - 5
VB.NET
East Midlands

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) C#
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
5 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) VB
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 3 (33.33%) CSS
7 3 (33.33%) HTML
7 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (33.33%) Retail
7 3 (33.33%) jQuery
7 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 2 (22.22%) HTML5
8 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
8 2 (22.22%) CSS3
8 2 (22.22%) CruiseControl
8 2 (22.22%) VB6
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (22.22%) Selenium
8 2 (22.22%) DNN
8 2 (22.22%) Web Design
9 1 (11.11%) WinForms
9 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) DNN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) CruiseControl
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) VB Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
5 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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