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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 46 46 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% 1.64% 4.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 3.31% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate
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- £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.24% -4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.07%
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
161 181 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 48.94% 49.59% 41.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 135 53
Average daily rate £355 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 9 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) C#
3 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
4 19 (65.52%) SQL
5 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
7 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
8 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) HTML
9 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (24.14%) jQuery
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
10 6 (20.69%) VB
10 6 (20.69%) Scrum
11 5 (17.24%) Back Office
11 5 (17.24%) Web Services
11 5 (17.24%) Oracle
11 5 (17.24%) IIS
11 5 (17.24%) SOA
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
11 5 (17.24%) VB6
11 5 (17.24%) K2 blackpearl

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (17.24%) IIS
1 5 (17.24%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Integration Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Trainee Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Trainee
5 4 (13.79%) Lead Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 7 (24.14%) jQuery
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (6.90%) LESS
5 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.45%) SOAP
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
4 5 (17.24%) SOA
4 5 (17.24%) Software Deployment
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Workflow
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.69%) VB
5 5 (17.24%) VB6
6 4 (13.79%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 3 (10.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft