The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 70 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.41% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 1.29% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
253 311 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.72% 31.93% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 139 131
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £214 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.14 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £30.90 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
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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
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 22 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Delphi
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) DNN
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 1 (33.33%) ODBC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Tridion

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) DNN
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ODBC
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) OLE
3 1 (33.33%) OLE DB
3 1 (33.33%) ADO
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase