The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 105 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 18 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.48% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 1.29% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £370 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.64% +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £266 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1061 932 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.16% 37.18% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 434 314
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 24
Average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £13.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the Scotland region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Scotland region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 5 £301 -16.27% 4
Edinburgh -14 4 £375 - 6
Fife - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £260 - 1
Dundee - - - - 2
West Lothian - - - -
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VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
3 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
4 8 (27.59%) Oracle
4 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
4 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) Release Management
5 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (24.14%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) Finance
6 6 (20.69%) Workflow
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.69%) VBA
6 6 (20.69%) VB
6 6 (20.69%) InfoPath
7 5 (17.24%) Application Packaging
7 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
7 5 (17.24%) McAfee
7 5 (17.24%) MSI
7 5 (17.24%) InstallShield
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
9 3 (10.34%) HTML
9 3 (10.34%) MS Access
9 3 (10.34%) WinForms

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
1 6 (20.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) MS Access
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MSI
1 5 (17.24%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
2 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Database Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Access Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.24%) Application Packaging
4 3 (10.34%) WCF
4 3 (10.34%) WPF
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) WinForms
5 2 (6.90%) EDI
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) JSP
6 1 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Release Management
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Workflow
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) RAD
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.45%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) VB
3 6 (20.69%) VBA
4 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.34%) VB6
7 2 (6.90%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Control-M
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) McAfee
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos
5 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.45%) Nintex
5 1 (3.45%) Baan
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Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: £301 per day
Posted: 16 days ago