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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 34 23 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.39% 7.84% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 17.07% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 3
Median daily rate £400 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £323 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.26% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £33.05 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-51.58% -2.79%
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
112 164 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 44.62% 45.94% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 94 97
Median daily rate £350 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £453 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 7
Median hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bath -1 3 £400 -
Yeovil -7 3 - -
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (33.33%) Power BI
5 2 (33.33%) Biml
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) LINQ
5 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (33.33%) Windows

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) Biml
3 2 (33.33%) Power BI
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Application Integration Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Delphi
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Autodesk
2 1 (16.67%) SAP