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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 98 110 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -36
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 35 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.10% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 2.88% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £332 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
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
1098 1144 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.81% 38.18% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 754 440
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 49
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Somerset +33 20 £325 -1.51% 8
Gloucestershire -12 5 £320 +28.00% 6
Bristol -1 4 £353 +5.22% 6
Wiltshire -4 3 - - 2
Dorset -4 2 £283 +29.14% 4
Devon - 2 £305 - 5
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (70.51%) ASP.NET
3 54 (69.23%) SQL
4 53 (67.95%) C#
5 51 (65.38%) SQL Server
6 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (35.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (35.90%) HTML
7 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
8 26 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (28.21%) Visual Studio
10 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 19 (24.36%) CSS
11 19 (24.36%) Scrum
12 18 (23.08%) Java
12 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (21.79%) VB
13 17 (21.79%) MVC
13 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
14 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
14 15 (19.23%) MS Access
14 15 (19.23%) Web Services
15 14 (17.95%) Oracle
16 13 (16.67%) VBA
16 13 (16.67%) WCF
16 13 (16.67%) TDD
16 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 13 (16.67%) Waterfall
17 12 (15.38%) V-Model

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (7.69%) IIS
2 5 (6.41%) K2 blackpearl
2 5 (6.41%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.85%) LiveCycle
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.26%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (35.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (19.23%) MS Access
5 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (28.21%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (7.69%) Back Office
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (76.92%) Developer
2 38 (48.72%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) Programmer
5 11 (14.10%) SQL Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Senior Developer
7 9 (11.54%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (7.69%) Architect
8 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.41%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 5 (6.41%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.41%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Integration Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Trainee Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (70.51%) ASP.NET
3 28 (35.90%) HTML
4 19 (24.36%) CSS
5 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (19.23%) Web Services
7 13 (16.67%) WCF
7 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 12 (15.38%) jQuery
9 10 (12.82%) XML
10 4 (5.13%) Ajax
11 3 (3.85%) HTML5
11 3 (3.85%) RESTful
11 3 (3.85%) Dojo
12 2 (2.56%) DHTML
12 2 (2.56%) Classic ASP
12 2 (2.56%) XSD
12 2 (2.56%) XSLT
12 2 (2.56%) JSON
12 2 (2.56%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Open Source
2 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) Scrum
3 17 (21.79%) MVC
4 13 (16.67%) TDD
4 13 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 12 (15.38%) V-Model
5 12 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.26%) Data Analysis
7 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.69%) SOA
8 6 (7.69%) OO
8 6 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.69%) Software Deployment
9 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.85%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.85%) Migration
10 3 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (69.23%) SQL
2 53 (67.95%) C#
3 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 18 (23.08%) Java
5 17 (21.79%) VB
6 13 (16.67%) VBA
7 11 (14.10%) VB6
8 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
9 9 (11.54%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.85%) Perl
11 2 (2.56%) VBScript
12 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.95%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.28%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) OpenText
4 1 (1.28%) RedDot
4 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
Exeter, Devon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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