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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 109 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -12
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 33 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 1.67% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 4.92% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 38
Average daily rate
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£328 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £185 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +138.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £13.30
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +144.36%
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
1129 834 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.31% 34.01% 42.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 516 584
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 54 101
Average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £14.50 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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
Bristol +5 11 £305 +10.90% 9
Somerset -6 8 £330 -17.50% 6
Gloucestershire -16 6 £331 +14.22% 5
Wiltshire -16 3 £300 -14.28% 9
Dorset - 3 £385 - 3
Devon -14 1 £300 -11.11%
Cornwall - - - - 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (78.57%) C#
3 51 (72.86%) SQL
4 45 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 41 (58.57%) ASP.NET
6 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
7 21 (30.00%) Visual Studio
8 19 (27.14%) Web Services
8 19 (27.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
9 18 (25.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (21.43%) WCF
11 15 (21.43%) Java
12 13 (18.57%) HTML
12 13 (18.57%) XML
12 13 (18.57%) Oracle
12 13 (18.57%) MVC
13 12 (17.14%) Finance
13 12 (17.14%) T-SQL
13 12 (17.14%) VB
13 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (15.71%) VBA
14 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
15 10 (14.29%) MS Access
15 10 (14.29%) PL/SQL
15 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (12.86%) TDD
16 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (11.43%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.29%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Project
3 2 (2.86%) MS Office
4 1 (1.43%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (14.29%) MS Access
5 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.86%) DTS
9 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (1.43%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 19 (27.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (4.29%) Hudson
6 3 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.43%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) PVCS
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (78.57%) Developer
2 24 (34.29%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Consultant
4 9 (12.86%) Programmer
5 8 (11.43%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (8.57%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (8.57%) SQL Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (58.57%) ASP.NET
3 19 (27.14%) Web Services
4 15 (21.43%) WCF
5 13 (18.57%) HTML
5 13 (18.57%) XML
6 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (11.43%) CSS
7 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (7.14%) CAML
8 5 (7.14%) XSLT
9 4 (5.71%) J2EE
9 4 (5.71%) LINQ
10 3 (4.29%) RESTful
10 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.29%) Dojo
11 2 (2.86%) XSD
11 2 (2.86%) DHTML
11 2 (2.86%) jQuery
11 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Open Source
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) DTV
3 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) Android
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) MVC
2 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.86%) TDD
4 8 (11.43%) Migration
4 8 (11.43%) Scrum
4 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
5 7 (10.00%) V-Model
6 6 (8.57%) ETL
7 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.14%) OO
7 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.29%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.29%) Change Management
9 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.29%) ITIL
10 2 (2.86%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 55 (78.57%) C#
2 51 (72.86%) SQL
3 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.43%) Java
5 12 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 12 (17.14%) VB
6 11 (15.71%) VBA
7 10 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.14%) VB6
9 2 (2.86%) Python
9 2 (2.86%) C++
9 2 (2.86%) C
10 1 (1.43%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 1 (1.43%) COBOL
10 1 (1.43%) VC++
10 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) HNC
4 1 (1.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
1 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Adobe
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Talend
5 1 (1.43%) Telerik
5 1 (1.43%) Google
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