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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 111 118 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 21 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 0.37% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 0.98% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 9
Average daily rate £330 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
839 1017 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.93% 37.43% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 607 424
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.12 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £47.50 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Lothian - 5 £375 -
Edinburgh -17 4 £350 +7.69%
Glasgow +10 3 £338 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £330 -
Dundee +2 1 £325 +30.00%
Fife - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £275 -
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (86.27%) SQL Server
3 31 (60.78%) C#
4 24 (47.06%) SQL
5 16 (31.37%) .NET Framework
6 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET
7 13 (25.49%) CSS
8 12 (23.53%) XML
8 12 (23.53%) Windows
8 12 (23.53%) VB
8 12 (23.53%) HTML
9 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
9 11 (21.57%) Oracle
9 11 (21.57%) MVC
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (19.61%) JSON
10 10 (19.61%) VB6
10 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (19.61%) Entity Framework
10 10 (19.61%) REST
10 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
10 10 (19.61%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
10 10 (19.61%) SignalR
10 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (17.65%) Web Development
11 9 (17.65%) Degree
11 9 (17.65%) Project Management
12 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
12 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (1.96%) IIS
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Mathematica
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.96%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (86.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.73%) RDBMS
4 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (7.84%) MySQL
7 3 (5.88%) MS Access
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.73%) Eclipse
3 7 (13.73%) MSI
3 7 (13.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
1 5 (9.80%) Retail
2 3 (5.88%) Automotive
2 3 (5.88%) Back Office
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (84.31%) Developer
2 30 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 14 (27.45%) VB.NET Developer
4 10 (19.61%) VB Developer
4 10 (19.61%) VB6 Developer
5 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (11.76%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Development Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (31.37%) .NET Framework
3 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 13 (25.49%) CSS
5 12 (23.53%) HTML
5 12 (23.53%) XML
6 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
6 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (19.61%) Entity Framework
6 10 (19.61%) JSON
6 10 (19.61%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (19.61%) REST
6 10 (19.61%) SignalR
7 7 (13.73%) WinForms
7 7 (13.73%) WPF
7 7 (13.73%) XSD
8 4 (7.84%) jQuery
8 4 (7.84%) Web Services
9 2 (3.92%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Economics
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) MVC
2 9 (17.65%) Project Management
2 9 (17.65%) Web Development
3 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
4 7 (13.73%) Change Management
4 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
4 7 (13.73%) OO
4 7 (13.73%) Performance Management
4 7 (13.73%) Performance Testing
4 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.80%) Front End Development
6 5 (9.80%) SDLC
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.84%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.92%) Content Management
9 2 (3.92%) Migration
10 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) C#
2 24 (47.06%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) VB
4 10 (19.61%) VB6
5 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
6 7 (13.73%) C
6 7 (13.73%) C++
6 7 (13.73%) COBOL
6 7 (13.73%) Java
6 7 (13.73%) PL/1
6 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
6 7 (13.73%) VBScript
7 6 (11.76%) VBA
8 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft