The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 49 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 0.29% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 1.06% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £365 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £365 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £365 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.73% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +19.56%
VB.NET
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
190 284 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.91% 27.68% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 223 153
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.30 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.50 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) Internet
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 13 (72.22%) C++
4 13 (72.22%) Memory Management
4 13 (72.22%) Node.js
5 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 12 (66.67%) German Language
6 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
6 11 (61.11%) VBScript
6 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
6 11 (61.11%) Office 365
7 10 (55.56%) SLA
8 9 (50.00%) Italian Language
8 9 (50.00%) Spanish Language
8 9 (50.00%) French Language
8 9 (50.00%) MAPI
8 9 (50.00%) Web Services
9 7 (38.89%) HTML
10 6 (33.33%) VB
10 6 (33.33%) IIS
10 6 (33.33%) CSS
10 6 (33.33%) HTTP
10 6 (33.33%) Windows
10 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
10 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 6 (33.33%) Degree

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) IIS
3 4 (22.22%) Drupal
3 4 (22.22%) Joomla!
3 4 (22.22%) WordPress
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Office 365
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) Internet
2 6 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (66.67%) German Language
2 9 (50.00%) French Language
2 9 (50.00%) Italian Language
2 9 (50.00%) Spanish Language
3 5 (27.78%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Support Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Developer
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Escalation Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Messaging Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Messaging Support
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (72.22%) Node.js
4 9 (50.00%) MAPI
4 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (22.22%) DCOM
8 2 (11.11%) COM
9 1 (5.56%) Ajax
9 1 (5.56%) jQuery
9 1 (5.56%) LINQ
9 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
9 1 (5.56%) WPF
9 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Memory Management
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Garbage Collection
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) C++
4 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
4 11 (61.11%) VBScript
5 6 (33.33%) VB
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) PHP
6 4 (22.22%) VB6
7 1 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft