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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / South West
Rank 108 136 113
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 28 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 0.30% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.59% 0.77% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 30
Median daily rate £275 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +9.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.11%

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
1080 1162 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.97% 38.81% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 731 766
Median daily rate £388 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 93 60
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £56.40 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +6 9 £275 -26.66% 1
Bristol - 5 £538 - 7
Devon +2 4 £275 -5.17% 4
Wiltshire +1 4 - -
Somerset - 4 - - 1
Dorset - 2 £388 - 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (90.91%) C#
3 39 (70.91%) SQL Server
4 33 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
6 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
6 23 (41.82%) HTML
7 21 (38.18%) SQL
8 20 (36.36%) CSS
9 17 (30.91%) MVC
10 16 (29.09%) XML
11 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
11 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (23.64%) jQuery
12 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
13 10 (18.18%) Web Services
13 10 (18.18%) Oracle
13 10 (18.18%) WCF
13 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
15 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
15 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
16 7 (12.73%) Xamarin
16 7 (12.73%) DTS
16 7 (12.73%) ERP
16 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
16 7 (12.73%) Silverlight
16 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005

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 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.91%) CMS
3 3 (5.45%) SAS
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (70.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
5 7 (12.73%) DTS
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (3.64%) Big Data
10 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
10 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
10 2 (3.64%) MS Access
10 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
10 2 (3.64%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (3.64%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Subversion
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.64%) Ant
3 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.64%) Gradle
3 2 (3.64%) Hudson
3 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) XMLUnit
General
1 6 (10.91%) Advertising
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Developer
2 38 (69.09%) .NET Developer
3 19 (34.55%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (34.55%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.36%) SQL Developer
5 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (12.73%) T-SQL Developer
7 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (3.64%) HTML Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (41.82%) HTML
4 20 (36.36%) CSS
5 16 (29.09%) XML
6 13 (23.64%) jQuery
7 10 (18.18%) WCF
7 10 (18.18%) Web Services
8 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
9 7 (12.73%) Silverlight
10 6 (10.91%) Ajax
10 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (9.09%) ADO.NET
12 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
12 4 (7.27%) LINQ
12 4 (7.27%) SOAP
12 4 (7.27%) XHTML
13 3 (5.45%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) MVC
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.73%) ERP
4 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.09%) Content Management
6 4 (7.27%) TDD
7 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.45%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (5.45%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (5.45%) Migration
7 3 (5.45%) OOP
7 3 (5.45%) Quality Management
7 3 (5.45%) Scrum
7 3 (5.45%) SDLC
7 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.45%) Test Management
8 2 (3.64%) High Availability
8 2 (3.64%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C#
2 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.18%) SQL
4 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.45%) VBScript
6 2 (3.64%) Perl
6 2 (3.64%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) VBA
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.82%) Basel II
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (12.73%) Xamarin
4 3 (5.45%) Teradata
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
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