The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 105 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 42 48 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.29% 2.03% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 5.96% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 27
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£325 £344 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 £30.42 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.80% +119.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +76.87%
VB.NET
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1192 806 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.49% 34.17% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 506 592
Average daily rate £375 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 62 94
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £19.30 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
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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
Wiltshire -16 12 £338 +1.50% 1
Bristol -4 11 £308 - 5
Gloucestershire -12 8 £274 -5.60% 2
Somerset -17 7 £330 -17.50% 6
Dorset +1 3 £375 +11.11% 7
Devon -17 1 £300 -7.69% 2
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 73 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (79.45%) C#
3 50 (68.49%) SQL Server
4 48 (65.75%) SQL
5 43 (58.90%) ASP.NET
6 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
7 21 (28.77%) Web Services
7 21 (28.77%) Visual Studio
8 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
8 18 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (23.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (23.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (21.92%) HTML
10 16 (21.92%) WCF
11 15 (20.55%) Java
12 13 (17.81%) Oracle
13 12 (16.44%) XML
13 12 (16.44%) T-SQL
13 12 (16.44%) VB
13 12 (16.44%) Finance
14 11 (15.07%) MVC
14 11 (15.07%) VBA
14 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
14 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (13.70%) MS Access
15 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
15 10 (13.70%) CSS
16 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (10.96%) TDD
17 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.59%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (9.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.48%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 3 (4.11%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Project
3 2 (2.74%) MS Office
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (68.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (23.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.70%) MS Access
4 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.74%) DTS
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.37%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Visual Studio
2 18 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (4.11%) Hudson
6 3 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.37%) Subversion
7 1 (1.37%) PVCS
7 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Electronics
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (79.45%) Developer
2 25 (34.25%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Consultant
4 9 (12.33%) Programmer
5 8 (10.96%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.59%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (8.22%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.48%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.48%) BizTalk Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 4 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (58.90%) ASP.NET
3 21 (28.77%) Web Services
4 16 (21.92%) HTML
4 16 (21.92%) WCF
5 12 (16.44%) XML
6 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (13.70%) CSS
8 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (6.85%) CAML
9 5 (6.85%) XSLT
10 4 (5.48%) LINQ
10 4 (5.48%) jQuery
10 4 (5.48%) J2EE
10 4 (5.48%) HTML5
11 3 (4.11%) WinForms
11 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.74%) RESTful
12 2 (2.74%) Classic ASP
12 2 (2.74%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Open Source
2 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) DTV
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) MVC
2 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.96%) TDD
3 8 (10.96%) Migration
3 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
4 7 (9.59%) V-Model
4 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.59%) Scrum
5 6 (8.22%) OO
5 6 (8.22%) ETL
6 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.85%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.11%) ITIL
8 3 (4.11%) Change Management
8 3 (4.11%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.74%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 58 (79.45%) C#
2 48 (65.75%) SQL
3 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.55%) Java
5 12 (16.44%) T-SQL
5 12 (16.44%) VB
6 11 (15.07%) VBA
7 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.85%) VB6
9 2 (2.74%) Python
9 2 (2.74%) C
9 2 (2.74%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) COBOL
10 1 (1.37%) VC++
10 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.37%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) HNC
3 1 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
1 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.74%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Adobe
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Telerik
5 1 (1.37%) Talend
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