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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 136 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 19 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 0.49% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 1.55% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £275 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £285 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £340 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +32.81%
VB.NET
UK

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
1069 966 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.45% 31.71% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 503 655
Median daily rate £350 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 19
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 24 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 7 - - 2
Edinburgh -14 5 - - 2
Renfrewshire - 4 £275 -
Glasgow +2 2 - - 3
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (63.64%) C#
3 15 (45.45%) VB
3 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (36.36%) jQuery
5 12 (36.36%) Web Services
5 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 11 (33.33%) MVC
7 10 (30.30%) XML
8 9 (27.27%) CSS
8 9 (27.27%) HTML
8 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
9 8 (24.24%) VB6
9 8 (24.24%) SDLC
9 8 (24.24%) Windows
9 8 (24.24%) OO
10 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.21%) Java
10 7 (21.21%) ADO.NET
10 7 (21.21%) Workflow
10 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
10 7 (21.21%) Nintex
10 7 (21.21%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
11 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 6 (18.18%) Relational Database

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
1 7 (21.21%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (15.15%) CMS
2 5 (15.15%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Mathematica
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) MS Access
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) NUnit
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) MSI
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (6.06%) Back Office
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Sitecore Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) VB Developer
6 3 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Web Applications Support
7 2 (6.06%) Web Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 12 (36.36%) jQuery
3 12 (36.36%) Web Services
4 10 (30.30%) XML
5 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 9 (27.27%) CSS
5 9 (27.27%) HTML
6 7 (21.21%) ADO.NET
7 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.09%) React
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.06%) JSON
9 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (6.06%) REST
9 2 (6.06%) SignalR
9 2 (6.06%) WPF
9 2 (6.06%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (15.15%) iPad
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) e-Health
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) MVC
2 8 (24.24%) OO
2 8 (24.24%) SDLC
3 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Workflow
4 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.15%) Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Time Management
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
6 4 (12.12%) Release Management
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) C#
2 15 (45.45%) VB
3 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) VB6
5 7 (21.21%) Java
6 6 (18.18%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) VBA
8 2 (6.06%) C
8 2 (6.06%) COBOL
8 2 (6.06%) PL/1
8 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.06%) VBScript
9 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
1 7 (21.21%) Nintex
2 5 (15.15%) Sitecore
3 4 (12.12%) ILOG
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
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