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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 33 53 29
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 13 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.64% 1.13% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.74% 2.66% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£344 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £292 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £324 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.53% -8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
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
168 188 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 47.06% 42.63% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 141 40
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 7 4
Average hourly rate £39.01 £34.92 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% +18.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £15.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 2015. 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
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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 - 3 £320 - 8
Yeovil -6 2 £363 -
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) C#
3 23 (76.67%) ASP.NET
4 20 (66.67%) SQL
5 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
7 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
8 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (23.33%) jQuery
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (23.33%) HTML
11 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 6 (20.00%) VB
11 6 (20.00%) Scrum
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
12 5 (16.67%) VB6
12 5 (16.67%) Oracle
12 5 (16.67%) IIS
12 5 (16.67%) Web Services
12 5 (16.67%) Back Office
12 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (16.67%) SOA
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 5 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (16.67%) IIS
1 5 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Integration Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Trainee Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Trainee
5 4 (13.33%) Lead Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (76.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (23.33%) jQuery
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (6.67%) LESS
5 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.33%) WCF
6 1 (3.33%) SOAP
6 1 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) Ajax
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 5 (16.67%) SOA
5 4 (13.33%) OO
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C#
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.00%) VB
5 5 (16.67%) VB6
6 4 (13.33%) Java
6 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft