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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 65 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 0.98% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 3.41% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +12.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -6.20%
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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
269 293 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.59% 28.84% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 174 123
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 15
Average hourly rate £44.08 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 2 March 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (54.55%) Kanban
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (54.55%) CMMI
4 5 (45.45%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) MCTS
6 3 (27.27%) MCITP
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (18.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (18.18%) Ruby
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (18.18%) Subversion

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Field Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Support
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
2 2 (18.18%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Excel Developer
3 1 (9.09%) VBA Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) CMMI
1 6 (54.55%) Scrum
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Kanban
2 5 (45.45%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
3 2 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCTS
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft