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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 59 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 21 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.05% 0.62% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.50% 1.88% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £323 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.26% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £33.05 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-51.58% -2.79%
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
280 320 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.34% 33.09% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 213 172
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £482 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +164.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 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 Reading region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 29 (100.00%) C#
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
3 17 (58.62%) SQL
4 16 (55.17%) .NET Framework
5 15 (51.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
5 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
6 14 (48.28%) Windows
6 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (44.83%) Memory Management
7 13 (44.83%) C++
8 12 (41.38%) CSS
8 12 (41.38%) Internet
9 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
10 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
10 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
10 10 (34.48%) XML
10 10 (34.48%) XML Schema
11 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (31.03%) OLE
11 9 (31.03%) OLE DB
11 9 (31.03%) ODBC
11 9 (31.03%) Oracle
11 9 (31.03%) ADO
11 9 (31.03%) ADO.NET
11 9 (31.03%) Java
11 9 (31.03%) Open Source
11 9 (31.03%) Inversion of Control

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 9 (31.03%) Node.js
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
3 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
4 4 (13.79%) Drupal
4 4 (13.79%) Joomla!
4 4 (13.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Internet
2 6 (20.69%) HTTP
3 4 (13.79%) Kerberos
4 2 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (31.03%) Big Data
3 9 (31.03%) Datazen
3 9 (31.03%) Hadoop
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
5 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (27.59%) German Language
2 5 (17.24%) French Language
2 5 (17.24%) Italian Language
2 5 (17.24%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Spanish Language
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Support Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Developer
3 11 (37.93%) Escalation Engineer
4 9 (31.03%) SQL Developer
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Development Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Development Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Server Support
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) .NET Framework
3 12 (41.38%) CSS
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (34.48%) XML
4 10 (34.48%) XML Schema
5 9 (31.03%) ADO
5 9 (31.03%) ADO.NET
5 9 (31.03%) Autofac
5 9 (31.03%) Castle Windsor
5 9 (31.03%) Entity Framework
5 9 (31.03%) ODBC
5 9 (31.03%) OLE
5 9 (31.03%) OLE DB
5 9 (31.03%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (13.79%) DCOM
7 4 (13.79%) MAPI
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Memory Management
2 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
3 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (31.03%) Open Source
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) CMMI
6 2 (6.90%) Garbage Collection
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Kanban
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Server Building
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) C++
4 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
6 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
6 6 (20.69%) VB
6 6 (20.69%) VBScript
7 5 (17.24%) C
7 5 (17.24%) Python
7 5 (17.24%) R
7 5 (17.24%) Scala
8 4 (13.79%) PHP
8 4 (13.79%) VB6
9 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) MCSD
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) Remedy