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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 115 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 9 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.73% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 1.91% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £268 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.38% -10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £320 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
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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
1145 940 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.11% 38.06% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 498 395
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 24
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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
Edinburgh -11 4 £363 +25.00% 1
Glasgow -4 3 £340 +36.00% 2
Stirling - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - - 2
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VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (42.86%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 5 (23.81%) Banking
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (23.81%) VBA
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (14.29%) jQuery
10 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
10 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
10 2 (9.52%) Ajax

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Kentico
3 1 (4.76%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) MS Access
6 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Access Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 1 (4.76%) JSP
6 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
6 1 (4.76%) WinForms
6 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
2 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
2 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
3 1 (4.76%) E-business
3 1 (4.76%) OO
3 1 (4.76%) RAD
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) Release Management
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) TDD
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Scrum
3 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) VBA
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Control-M
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.76%) Nintex
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore