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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 141 122 116
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 10 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 1.03% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £315 £395 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.25% +20.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £410 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £320 £293
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £33.05 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-51.58% -4.20%
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
1002 968 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.53% 31.88% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 529 591
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 23
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.70 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 1 May 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
Glasgow - 4 £213 - 4
Edinburgh -12 2 - - 3
Renfrewshire - 2 £335 -
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
Falkirk - 1 £315 -
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 22 (61.11%) C#
4 14 (38.89%) VB
5 12 (33.33%) Windows
6 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 11 (30.56%) VB6
7 10 (27.78%) Oracle
8 9 (25.00%) MVC
8 9 (25.00%) OO
9 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 8 (22.22%) Degree
10 7 (19.44%) XML
10 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
10 7 (19.44%) CSS
10 7 (19.44%) HTML
10 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
10 7 (19.44%) Project Management
11 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 6 (16.67%) MSI
11 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
11 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (16.67%) Change Management
11 6 (16.67%) VMware
11 6 (16.67%) WinForms
11 6 (16.67%) Java
11 6 (16.67%) C++
11 6 (16.67%) COBOL
11 6 (16.67%) C
11 6 (16.67%) VBScript

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 2 (5.56%) CMS
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematica
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.56%) MS Access
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 6 (16.67%) MSI
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.56%) NUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Back Office
3 2 (5.56%) Automotive
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) VB Developer
3 10 (27.78%) VB6 Developer
4 9 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Sitecore Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Tools Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) CSS
3 7 (19.44%) HTML
3 7 (19.44%) XML
4 6 (16.67%) WinForms
4 6 (16.67%) WPF
4 6 (16.67%) XSD
5 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.33%) JSON
7 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (8.33%) React
7 3 (8.33%) REST
7 3 (8.33%) SignalR
8 2 (5.56%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) e-Health
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) MVC
1 9 (25.00%) OO
2 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 6 (16.67%) Change Management
3 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Web Development
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) SDLC
6 3 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) VB
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) VB6
4 6 (16.67%) C
4 6 (16.67%) C++
4 6 (16.67%) COBOL
4 6 (16.67%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) PL/1
4 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (16.67%) VBScript
5 2 (5.56%) VBA
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.78%) Nintex
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