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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 74 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.61% 0.70% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 2.53% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 12
Average daily rate £313 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
319 237 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.32% 27.62% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 149 181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (25.00%) C++
7 3 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) IIS
7 3 (25.00%) MCSD
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) Kanban
8 2 (16.67%) Ruby
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data
5 2 (16.67%) Datazen
5 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (8.33%) Power BI
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Development Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) ADO
4 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Autofac
4 2 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (16.67%) ODBC
4 2 (16.67%) OLE
4 2 (16.67%) OLE DB
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) CMMI
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Server Building
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) R
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) MCSD
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy