The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Milton Keynes 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 67 60 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 0.72% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 2.25% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 15
Average daily rate
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- £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.03% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
265 222 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.25% 31.76% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 122 113
Average daily rate £370 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.45 £21.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.29% -39.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 28 July 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft