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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 108 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 33 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.16% 1.22% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 3.19% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 20
Median daily rate £315 £368 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +41.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £54.90 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.11% +21.42%
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
1135 1287 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.91% 38.44% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 865 734
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 99 49
Median hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £20.40 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Devon +19 10 £288 -
Bristol +1 9 £360 -0.68% 1
Wiltshire -1 5 £315 -21.25% 1
Gloucestershire -12 2 £394 +7.14% 2
Cornwall - 1 £350 -
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 South West region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (68.85%) SQL Server
3 41 (67.21%) C#
4 36 (59.02%) ASP.NET
5 35 (57.38%) SQL
6 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
7 20 (32.79%) IIS
8 19 (31.15%) Web Services
9 18 (29.51%) Visual Studio
9 18 (29.51%) HTML
10 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (24.59%) XML
11 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
11 13 (21.31%) WPF
12 12 (19.67%) JSON
12 12 (19.67%) HTTP
12 12 (19.67%) MVC
13 11 (18.03%) RESTful
13 11 (18.03%) MS Office
13 11 (18.03%) VB
13 11 (18.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 10 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (14.75%) CSS
15 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
15 9 (14.75%) SSL
16 8 (13.11%) Finance
16 8 (13.11%) Ajax
17 7 (11.48%) jQuery
17 7 (11.48%) Windows

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (32.79%) IIS
2 6 (9.84%) CMS
2 6 (9.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Office
2 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) HTTP
2 9 (14.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (68.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) MS Access
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.28%) Biml
6 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.28%) Power BI
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.64%) DB2
7 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.64%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.64%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Visual Studio
2 11 (18.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.64%) PVCS
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.64%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.64%) XMLUnit
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Advertising
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (83.61%) Developer
2 42 (68.85%) .NET Developer
3 17 (27.87%) VB.NET Developer
4 16 (26.23%) SQL Developer
5 13 (21.31%) C# Developer
6 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (19.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (18.03%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Sitecore Developer
9 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Applications Support
11 2 (3.28%) Applications Support Analyst
11 2 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (59.02%) ASP.NET
3 19 (31.15%) Web Services
4 18 (29.51%) HTML
5 15 (24.59%) XML
6 13 (21.31%) WPF
7 12 (19.67%) JSON
8 11 (18.03%) RESTful
9 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (14.75%) CSS
11 8 (13.11%) Ajax
12 7 (11.48%) jQuery
12 7 (11.48%) LINQ
13 6 (9.84%) WCF
14 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
14 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (6.56%) SOAP
15 4 (6.56%) XSD
16 2 (3.28%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) MVC
3 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (9.84%) ERP
3 6 (9.84%) ITIL
4 5 (8.20%) Scrum
4 5 (8.20%) Web Development
5 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.92%) BDD
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.92%) TDD
7 2 (3.28%) Content Management
7 2 (3.28%) Kanban
7 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.28%) OWASP
7 2 (3.28%) Pair Programming
7 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.28%) Secure Coding
7 2 (3.28%) SOA
7 2 (3.28%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (67.21%) C#
2 35 (57.38%) SQL
3 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.03%) VB
5 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.84%) VBA
7 4 (6.56%) Java
8 3 (4.92%) C++
8 3 (4.92%) PHP
8 3 (4.92%) VBScript
9 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.28%) VB6
10 1 (1.64%) Delphi
10 1 (1.64%) F#
10 1 (1.64%) Haskell
10 1 (1.64%) Ruby
10 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (1.64%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.28%) BT
3 2 (3.28%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Pega
4 1 (1.64%) SAP