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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 61 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.17% 0.78% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 2.28% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £340 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £32.10 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-54.82% -4.17%
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
253 263 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.88% 34.07% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 196 107
Median daily rate £400 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 1 - - 3
Bicester - 1 - -
Kidlington - 1 - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Haskell
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) F#
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (33.33%) Single Responsibility Principle
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Single Responsibility Principle
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) F#
3 1 (33.33%) Haskell
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft