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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 70 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 0.55% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 1.87% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £320 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +76.87%
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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
238 214 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.42% 29.68% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 115 53
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) WinForms
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) SCADA
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
4 3 (27.27%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (36.36%) WinForms
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) SCADA
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (9.09%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Scrum
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft