The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 40 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.35% 0.82% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 2.40% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £300 £340 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
VB.NET
Oxfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
149 125 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 52.46% 34.15% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 90 32
Average daily rate £425 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

VB.NET
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (50.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL