The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 115 103 75
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 10 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.58% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 1.65% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £335 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £428 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%
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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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
906 849 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.83% 35.42% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 451 462
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 15
Average hourly rate £33.00 £18.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £13.50 £14.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 March 2015. 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
Edinburgh +1 8 £385 +10.00% 3
Glasgow -3 1 - - 3
Stirling - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 2
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VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) VBA
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (28.57%) C#
7 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (23.81%) Banking
8 5 (23.81%) Release Management
9 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
9 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 4 (19.05%) RAD
9 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) Project Management
10 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle
10 3 (14.29%) HTML
10 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 3 (14.29%) Workflow
10 3 (14.29%) QA
10 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 3 (14.29%) Workflow Management

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Business Developer
2 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 3 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.76%) MI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) WPF
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Life Science
1 1 (4.76%) Open Source
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Release Management
2 4 (19.05%) RAD
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
3 3 (14.29%) Workflow Management
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) V-Model
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) VBA
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (28.57%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) VB6
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) VCP4
2 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft