The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 40 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.80% 7.34% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 14.55% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 2
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£330 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £150 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.84 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
VB.NET
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
173 110 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 51.80% 50.46% 48.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 76 49
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
Average hourly rate £38.13 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.51% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.30 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £37.14 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Taunton - 2 £363 - 7
Bath - - - -
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) J2EE
6 4 (33.33%) ETL
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (25.00%) VB
8 2 (16.67%) HTML
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 2 (16.67%) SAP
8 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (16.67%) DTV
8 2 (16.67%) Electronics

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) GIMP
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (8.33%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior BizTalk Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) Scilab
7 1 (8.33%) CSS3
7 1 (8.33%) JRuby
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) XHTML
7 1 (8.33%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ETL
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
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