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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 106 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
-35 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 34 37 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 1.67% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 4.70% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 25
Average daily rate
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£260 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £385 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £319 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
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
1143 787 1164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.16% 35.56% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 477 617
Average daily rate £360 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 60 96
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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
Wiltshire -9 13 £200 -38.46% 10
Somerset -11 8 £300 -17.80% 5
Gloucestershire -17 7 £215 - 7
Bristol -25 3 - - 17
Dorset -4 2 £375 - 3
Devon -11 1 £260 - 3
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (71.43%) C#
3 40 (63.49%) SQL Server
4 37 (58.73%) SQL
5 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 20 (31.75%) Web Services
7 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (23.81%) HTML
8 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (20.63%) CSS
9 13 (20.63%) Finance
9 13 (20.63%) WCF
10 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
10 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 11 (17.46%) jQuery
12 10 (15.87%) VB
12 10 (15.87%) XML
12 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
13 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
14 8 (12.70%) Marketing
14 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (12.70%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (11.11%) HTML5
15 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
15 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
15 7 (11.11%) VBScript
15 7 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (6.35%) IIS
5 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.59%) GIMP
3 1 (1.59%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Intranet
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (63.49%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (6.35%) DTS
8 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.59%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.59%) MySQL
10 1 (1.59%) MS Access
10 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Marketing
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Electronics
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (79.37%) Developer
2 26 (41.27%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.87%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (12.70%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.70%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Programmer
9 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 20 (31.75%) Web Services
4 15 (23.81%) HTML
5 13 (20.63%) CSS
5 13 (20.63%) WCF
6 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 11 (17.46%) jQuery
8 10 (15.87%) XML
9 7 (11.11%) HTML5
10 5 (7.94%) CAML
10 5 (7.94%) CSS3
10 5 (7.94%) Ajax
11 4 (6.35%) J2EE
11 4 (6.35%) WinForms
12 3 (4.76%) LINQ
12 3 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (4.76%) LINQ to SQL
12 3 (4.76%) ADO.NET
12 3 (4.76%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) DTV
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 6 (9.52%) MVC
3 6 (9.52%) OO
4 4 (6.35%) ETL
5 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (4.76%) Migration
5 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
7 1 (1.59%) Security Management
7 1 (1.59%) Workflow
7 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.59%) TDD
7 1 (1.59%) Content Management
7 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.59%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) C#
2 37 (58.73%) SQL
3 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.87%) VB
5 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.11%) VBScript
7 6 (9.52%) VBA
8 5 (7.94%) VB6
8 5 (7.94%) Java
8 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.76%) Perl
10 2 (3.17%) C++
10 2 (3.17%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.59%) Ruby
11 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
1 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) MCSD
2 1 (1.59%) HNC
2 1 (1.59%) HND
2 1 (1.59%) MCSE
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.17%) Telerik
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
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