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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 102 88 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -28
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 39 47 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.25% 1.65% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.34% 4.64% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 53
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £233 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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
1169 1014 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.42% 35.65% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 600 592
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 37 85
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.50 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +11 17 £325 -18.75% 7
Bristol +4 13 £355 +29.09% 8
Gloucestershire -12 4 £350 +18.64% 16
Dorset - 3 £385 - 3
Devon -9 2 £300 -14.28% 3
Wiltshire -18 2 £300 +34.83% 2
Cornwall - - - -
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 73 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (75.34%) SQL
3 54 (73.97%) C#
4 52 (71.23%) ASP.NET
5 51 (69.86%) SQL Server
6 26 (35.62%) Visual Studio
7 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
8 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (30.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (28.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
11 18 (24.66%) HTML
12 16 (21.92%) Java
12 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
13 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
13 15 (20.55%) Scrum
14 14 (19.18%) MS Access
14 14 (19.18%) VBA
14 14 (19.18%) XML
15 13 (17.81%) VB
15 13 (17.81%) Oracle
15 13 (17.81%) TDD
15 13 (17.81%) MVC
16 12 (16.44%) T-SQL
16 12 (16.44%) CSS
16 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
16 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
16 12 (16.44%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (6.85%) K2 blackpearl
2 3 (4.11%) LiveCycle
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.96%) MS Project
3 2 (2.74%) MS Office
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (69.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (19.18%) MS Access
5 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.37%) DTS
10 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.37%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 26 (35.62%) Visual Studio
2 22 (30.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (4.11%) Hudson
7 1 (1.37%) Subversion
7 1 (1.37%) PVCS
7 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Back Office
3 4 (5.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (78.08%) Developer
2 34 (46.58%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.81%) SQL Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) Programmer
6 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
7 9 (12.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 7 (9.59%) Consultant
9 6 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.22%) C# Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Senior BizTalk Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (5.48%) VB.NET Developer
12 3 (4.11%) VB Developer
12 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (2.74%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (71.23%) ASP.NET
3 18 (24.66%) HTML
4 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (19.18%) XML
6 12 (16.44%) CSS
6 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 11 (15.07%) Web Services
8 10 (13.70%) WCF
9 5 (6.85%) XSLT
10 4 (5.48%) jQuery
10 4 (5.48%) LINQ
10 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.11%) Dojo
11 3 (4.11%) RESTful
12 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (2.74%) XSD
12 2 (2.74%) DHTML
12 2 (2.74%) Ajax
13 1 (1.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Open Source
2 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) Scrum
3 13 (17.81%) TDD
3 13 (17.81%) MVC
4 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
4 12 (16.44%) Waterfall
5 11 (15.07%) V-Model
6 8 (10.96%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.59%) Migration
7 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.11%) Change Management
9 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.11%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.11%) ITIL
9 3 (4.11%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.74%) Test Scripting
10 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 55 (75.34%) SQL
2 54 (73.97%) C#
3 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.92%) Java
5 14 (19.18%) VBA
6 13 (17.81%) VB
7 12 (16.44%) T-SQL
8 7 (9.59%) PL/SQL
9 6 (8.22%) VB6
10 2 (2.74%) C++
10 2 (2.74%) C
10 2 (2.74%) Python
11 1 (1.37%) VC++
11 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.37%) COBOL
11 1 (1.37%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.74%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Adobe
4 1 (1.37%) Open Text
4 1 (1.37%) RedDot
4 1 (1.37%) Telerik
4 1 (1.37%) Google
4 1 (1.37%) Talend
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