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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 35 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.05% 1.72% 5.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 3.11% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 10
Average daily rate
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- £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
133 161 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 46.50% 55.52% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 41
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 -2 1 - - 4
Market Harborough - - - -
VB.NET
East Midlands

VB.NET
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) C#
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) HTML
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) CSS
5 8 (42.11%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) HTML5
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (15.79%) CSS3
9 3 (15.79%) Retail
9 3 (15.79%) VB6
9 3 (15.79%) VB
10 2 (10.53%) MVC
10 2 (10.53%) Intranet
10 2 (10.53%) Internet
10 2 (10.53%) AutoCAD
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (5.26%) JSON
11 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 1 (5.26%) WinForms
11 1 (5.26%) Web Design
11 1 (5.26%) IIS
11 1 (5.26%) T-SQL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (78.95%) .NET Developer
3 13 (68.42%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (42.11%) C# Developer
5 7 (36.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (15.79%) CSS3
7 1 (5.26%) JSON
7 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB6
4 3 (15.79%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
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