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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 68 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.11% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.37% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.53% -8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
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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
233 270 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.41% 28.45% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 124 115
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.31% -25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Memory Management
5 3 (33.33%) Garbage Collection
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) HTTP
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) VBScript
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) 21 CFR Part 11

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Field Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) XSLT
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Memory Management
1 3 (33.33%) Garbage Collection
2 2 (22.22%) Server Building
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) CMMI
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Kanban
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCTS
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft