The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Somerset 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 49 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.18% 10.89% 8.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 24.72% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 4
Average daily rate £330 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
141 89 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 33.18% 44.06% 53.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 46 51
Average daily rate £330 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £323 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VB.NET
South West

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -22 1 - - 2
Yeovil - 1 - -
Bath - - - - 3
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) C#
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (66.67%) XML
5 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (50.00%) WCF
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (50.00%) MVC
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (16.67%) WinForms
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) C++
8 2 (11.11%) DB2
8 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (5.56%) Analytics
9 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.56%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) Web Services
9 1 (5.56%) HTML

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (44.44%) BizTalk Developer
4 8 (44.44%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) XML
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 9 (50.00%) WCF
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (16.67%) WinForms
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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