The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Shropshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank - 18 27
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 2.02% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.65% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.79% 43.43% 49.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 39
Average daily rate £330 £250 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £430 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.48 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
West Midlands

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

VB.NET
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript