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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 124 118 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.61% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 1.51% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.07%
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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
987 1124 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.84% 40.48% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 608 417
Average daily rate £355 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 15
Average hourly rate £34.80 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 28 July 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 -3 7 £325 -13.33% 1
Fife -6 2 £363 -
West Lothian - 2 £313 -
Glasgow -2 1 - - 1
VB.NET
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VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
4 7 (31.82%) VBA
4 7 (31.82%) C#
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) Asset Management
5 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) SDLC
6 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 5 (22.73%) MS Access
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (18.18%) CSS
7 4 (18.18%) HTML
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (13.64%) HTML5
8 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.64%) VB
8 3 (13.64%) RAD
8 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) MVC
9 2 (9.09%) Web Development
9 2 (9.09%) XML
9 2 (9.09%) ETL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) MS Access
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) DB2
5 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (4.55%) Xcode
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (13.64%) VB Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Business Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 2 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) AS400
1 1 (4.55%) Economics
1 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.55%) iSeries
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) OS/400
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Asset Management
2 6 (27.27%) SDLC
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) RAD
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) VBA
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) VB
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) RPG
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) RPG IV
5 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle