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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK / Scotland
Rank 100 98 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 1.32% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 3.99% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 6
Median daily rate - £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +43.38%

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
744 853 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.01% 33.01% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 503 599
Median daily rate £364 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £266 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.72 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +18 1 - -
Glasgow +4 1 - - 1
West Lothian -14 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) C#
3 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
5 12 (57.14%) VB
5 12 (57.14%) VBA
6 11 (52.38%) jQuery
7 9 (42.86%) Release Management
7 9 (42.86%) ITIL V3
7 9 (42.86%) VB6
7 9 (42.86%) C++
7 9 (42.86%) ITIL
7 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
7 9 (42.86%) Java
7 9 (42.86%) ILOG
7 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
7 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 5 (23.81%) HTML
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) CSS
11 3 (14.29%) MVC
11 3 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement

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 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Applications Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Support
5 3 (14.29%) Excel Specialist
5 3 (14.29%) VBA Specialist
5 3 (14.29%) Web Applications Support
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Applications Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) jQuery
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) LINQ
5 2 (9.52%) Middleware
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) WPF
5 2 (9.52%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 9 (42.86%) Release Management
1 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (14.29%) MVC
2 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) VB
3 12 (57.14%) VBA
4 9 (42.86%) C++
4 9 (42.86%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) VB6
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) ILOG
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) EPiServer