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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 64 65 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 1.88% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 4.66% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +22.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
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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
250 451 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.59% 40.38% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 271 149
Average daily rate £400 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +71.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.50 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 18 December 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) CMMI
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) DNN
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Tridion
4 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) C

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (16.67%) DNN
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (16.67%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) VBA Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Excel Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CMMI
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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