The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 37 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 11 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.31% - 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.43% - 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 7
Average daily rate
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£270 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
148 140 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.09% 29.54% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 71 108
Average daily rate £325 £322 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -4.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £178 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Average hourly rate £26.88 £23.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.00 £16.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
Oxford - 3 £250 - 4
Abingdon - 2 £400 - 1
Witney - 2 £218 - 1
Banbury - - - -
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (60.00%) MVC
5 7 (46.67%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) VB
7 4 (26.67%) ActiveX
7 4 (26.67%) VB6
7 4 (26.67%) HTML5
8 3 (20.00%) WCF
8 3 (20.00%) jQuery
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) OCX
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
9 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 2 (13.33%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (13.33%) Ajax
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (6.67%) User Stories
10 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (6.67%) Marketing
10 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (26.67%) VB Developer
4 4 (26.67%) VB6 Developer
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) VB Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) VB Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) ActiveX
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) OCX
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) DAO
7 1 (6.67%) ODBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) User Stories
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) VB
3 4 (26.67%) VB6
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
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