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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 122 120 106
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 14 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 1.01% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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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
1009 1090 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.76% 39.80% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 563 385
Average daily rate £350 £351 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 23
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -13 5 £338 -3.57% 3
West Lothian - 4 £313 -
Glasgow +2 2 £341 +0.96% 2
Fife - 2 £363 -
Stirling +9 1 £300 -20.00%
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 16 (59.26%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) C#
4 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
5 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 8 (29.63%) HTML
6 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) jQuery
7 7 (25.93%) SDLC
8 6 (22.22%) XML
8 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
9 5 (18.52%) MS Access
9 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Web Development
10 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (14.81%) HTML5
10 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
10 4 (14.81%) VBA
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.81%) MVC
11 3 (11.11%) Banking
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (11.11%) VB
11 3 (11.11%) Oracle

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) FTP
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) MS Access
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.70%) DB2
6 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Xcode
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst Developer
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) VB Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) jQuery
3 8 (29.63%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.11%) CSS3
6 3 (11.11%) Ajax
6 3 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) Classic ASP
7 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
7 1 (3.70%) XSLT
7 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) AS400
2 1 (3.70%) Economics
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) SDLC
2 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.81%) Web Development
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (7.41%) System Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.70%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) VBA
6 3 (11.11%) VB
7 1 (3.70%) RPG IV
7 1 (3.70%) RPG
7 1 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
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