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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 64 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.78% 0.81% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 2.67% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate
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- £406 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.17 £13.30
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +149.39%
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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
216 225 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.09% 30.49% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 137 49
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £235 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 16
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £35.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) WinForms
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) SCADA
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
7 1 (11.11%) C#
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) WinForms
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) SCADA
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle