The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Sheffield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 29 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.38% 3.35% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 8.22% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £288 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
75 73 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.40% 40.78% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 45 23
Average daily rate £290 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB.NET
South Yorkshire

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the Sheffield region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Sheffield region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

VB.NET
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle