The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 30 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.79% 1.21% 3.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 3.49% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
VB.NET
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 86 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.28% 34.68% 44.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 41
Average daily rate £325 £315 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £503 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.48
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 - £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £20.74
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 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 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
Liverpool -3 2 £450 +50.00% 6
St Helens - - - -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) Sybase
3 6 (66.67%) WPF
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) WinForms
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 1 (11.11%) CSS
8 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Siebel
8 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
8 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (11.11%) Telerik
8 1 (11.11%) Local Government
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Siebel Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Siebel Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) WPF
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) WinForms
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel
2 1 (11.11%) Telerik
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