The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 37 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.70% 0.27% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.69% 1.14% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
VB.NET
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 88 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.85% 24.11% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 28
Average daily rate £338 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Northampton - 3 £250 - 1
Kettering - 1 £350 - 2
VB.NET
East Midlands

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Automotive
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) W3C
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) DTV
6 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 1 (12.50%) Simulink
6 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) SAP

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
1 1 (12.50%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) XSLT
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP