The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 63 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.41% 1.01% 3.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 3.05% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
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%
VB.NET
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
252 131 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.43% 33.16% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 81 120
Average daily rate £400 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £19.38 £33.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.57% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £33.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £33.75 £37.00
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 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
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 24 December 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
Abingdon - 2 £375 - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 1 - - 1
Oxford - - - - 3
Witney - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
3 13 (68.42%) C#
4 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) MVC
6 7 (36.84%) HTML
6 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 6 (31.58%) VB
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) VB6
8 5 (26.32%) ActiveX
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (21.05%) WCF
9 4 (21.05%) jQuery
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (15.79%) Marketing
10 3 (15.79%) Ajax
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
10 3 (15.79%) Web Services
11 2 (10.53%) XML
11 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
11 2 (10.53%) DHTML

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) VB.NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) VB Developer
3 6 (31.58%) VB6 Developer
4 4 (21.05%) VB Programmer
4 4 (21.05%) Programmer
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (10.53%) CRM Developer
6 2 (10.53%) VB Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Programmer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) ActiveX
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (21.05%) WCF
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) Ajax
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 2 (10.53%) XML
7 2 (10.53%) DHTML
7 2 (10.53%) WF
7 2 (10.53%) OCX
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
8 1 (5.26%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.26%) User Stories
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) VB
4 6 (31.58%) VB6
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft