The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 18 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.04% - 5.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% - 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£339 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 34.69% 30.21% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 16
Average daily rate £338 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.38 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.45% -28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £16.69 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £40.10 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) V-Model
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (25.00%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Endeca
3 1 (25.00%) RedPrairie