The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 61 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.61% 0.66% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 1.95% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 18
Average daily rate
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- £300 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £318 £319
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
215 257 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.12% 34.18% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 139 119
Average daily rate £388 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.70 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £19.50 £31.25
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 Milton Keynes

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Back Office
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ASP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft