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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank - 63 68
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.84% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.25% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £225 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +87.50%
VB.NET
Berkshire

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
217 246 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.44% 25.84% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 170 182
Median daily rate £400 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £43.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.88% +16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) MAPI
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Memory Management
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) VBScript
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) French Language
3 4 (66.67%) German Language
3 4 (66.67%) Italian Language
3 4 (66.67%) Spanish Language
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) French Language
1 4 (66.67%) German Language
1 4 (66.67%) Italian Language
1 4 (66.67%) Spanish Language
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Messaging Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Messaging Support
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Development Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) MAPI
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft