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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 124 98 101
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 14 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 1.34% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 3.61% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 18
Median daily rate £338 £328 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £306 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £323 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.26% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £33.05 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-51.58% -2.79%
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
1074 1137 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.07% 37.02% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 697 729
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 65 66
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £44.50 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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
Somerset -11 6 £400 +23.07% 3
Gloucestershire +2 3 £325 +0.77% 2
Wiltshire -1 2 - - 1
Devon - 2 - - 3
Cornwall - 1 £200 - 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) C#
2 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
3 15 (65.22%) SQL
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (26.09%) XML
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Web Development
7 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 4 (17.39%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (17.39%) VBA
8 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
9 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
9 3 (13.04%) VB
9 3 (13.04%) CSS
9 3 (13.04%) Web Services
9 3 (13.04%) SOA
9 3 (13.04%) WCF
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (13.04%) TDD

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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) SAS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.70%) Biml
5 2 (8.70%) Power BI
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (4.35%) MS Access
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.35%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) PVCS
2 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Application Integration Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Integration Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) XML
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) WCF
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) Ajax
5 2 (8.70%) Classic ASP
5 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) LINQ
5 2 (8.70%) WinForms
5 2 (8.70%) WPF
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) Java EE
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) User Stories
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Email Filtering
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Threat Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) VBA
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) VBScript
7 1 (4.35%) Delphi
7 1 (4.35%) F#
7 1 (4.35%) Haskell
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) CREST Certified
2 1 (4.35%) GWAPT
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) OSCE
2 1 (4.35%) OSCP
2 1 (4.35%) SANS
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Basel II
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Autodesk
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Teradata
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + +
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 15 days ago