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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.79% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 2.49% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £175 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.11%

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
220 321 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.86% 31.63% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 219 155
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £44.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +2.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle CX
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle CX
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy