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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 64 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.25% - 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £295
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
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
221 253 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.15% 27.12% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 181 105
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £281 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +136.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) .NET Framework
4 13 (56.52%) Memory Management
4 13 (56.52%) Internet
4 13 (56.52%) C++
4 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
4 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
5 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
5 12 (52.17%) Windows
5 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (43.48%) Node.js
6 10 (43.48%) CSS
6 10 (43.48%) SQL
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 9 (39.13%) XML
7 9 (39.13%) German Language
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
8 8 (34.78%) Java
8 8 (34.78%) XML Schema
9 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (30.43%) SLA
9 7 (30.43%) OLE
9 7 (30.43%) OLE DB
9 7 (30.43%) HTML
9 7 (30.43%) ADO
9 7 (30.43%) ADO.NET
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle

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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) IIS
3 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
4 4 (17.39%) Drupal
4 4 (17.39%) Joomla!
4 4 (17.39%) WordPress
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (30.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Internet
2 6 (26.09%) HTTP
3 3 (13.04%) Kerberos
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (30.43%) Big Data
3 7 (30.43%) Datazen
3 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
4 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
4 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (39.13%) German Language
2 6 (26.09%) French Language
2 6 (26.09%) Italian Language
2 6 (26.09%) Spanish Language
3 5 (21.74%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Support Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Escalation Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Development Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Development Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Messaging Support
6 2 (8.70%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.35%) Messaging Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) .NET Framework
3 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) Node.js
5 9 (39.13%) XML
6 8 (34.78%) XML Schema
7 7 (30.43%) ADO
7 7 (30.43%) ADO.NET
7 7 (30.43%) Autofac
7 7 (30.43%) Castle Windsor
7 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
7 7 (30.43%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) ODBC
7 7 (30.43%) OLE
7 7 (30.43%) OLE DB
7 7 (30.43%) Unity DI Container
8 5 (21.74%) MAPI
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Memory Management
2 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
3 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (30.43%) Open Source
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Garbage Collection
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) C++
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
5 7 (30.43%) VBScript
6 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (26.09%) VB
7 4 (17.39%) C
7 4 (17.39%) PHP
7 4 (17.39%) Python
7 4 (17.39%) R
7 4 (17.39%) Scala
7 4 (17.39%) VB6
8 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCSD
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Remedy