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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 115 92 95
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.89% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 2.68% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 10
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£338 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £255 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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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
1118 820 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.22% 33.18% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 397 389
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £254 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 19 September 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
(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
Edinburgh -10 5 £338 +11.57% 4
Glasgow -10 4 £338 +22.90% 2
Stirling - 2 £375 -
Aberdeen +6 1 £325 -
Dundee - - - -
Fife - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 3
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VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) C#
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (21.43%) VBA
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
7 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) WinForms
8 4 (14.29%) WCF
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) MVC
9 3 (10.71%) Workflow
9 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.71%) MS Access
9 3 (10.71%) Windows
9 3 (10.71%) WPF
9 3 (10.71%) Release Management
9 3 (10.71%) jQuery
9 3 (10.71%) InfoPath
9 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.57%) Kentico
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.71%) MS Access
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
1 2 (7.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) NUnit
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Database Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) WinForms
4 4 (14.29%) WCF
5 3 (10.71%) WPF
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.14%) Ajax
6 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) Classic ASP
7 1 (3.57%) JSP
7 1 (3.57%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Project Management
1 3 (10.71%) MVC
1 3 (10.71%) Workflow
1 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Release Management
1 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
3 1 (3.57%) E-business
3 1 (3.57%) CRM
3 1 (3.57%) OO
3 1 (3.57%) RAD
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.57%) Time Management
3 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) VBA
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) ABAP
6 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Control-M
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) Baan
4 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) Nintex
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