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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 37 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.19% 0.51% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 1.18% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.18% -11.66%
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
113 85 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.53% 42.93% 33.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 58 36
Average daily rate £363 £365 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.94 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.85% +48.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £27.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.19 £27.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) DHTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (28.57%) WF
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) VB6
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) Windows

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) VB Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (28.57%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (28.57%) CRM Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) WF
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) DHTML
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) ODBC
5 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) VB6
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft