The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 July 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 Merseyside 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 28 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.47% 0.87% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 2.90% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 69 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.84% 30.13% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 46
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Liverpool -4 1 £450 - 7
Wirral - - - -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Sybase
3 6 (60.00%) WPF
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) WinForms
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
7 1 (10.00%) NHS
7 1 (10.00%) Intranet
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (10.00%) Telerik
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (10.00%) Degree

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) WinForms
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Telerik
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