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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / South West
Rank 103 125 107
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 27 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 0.57% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 1.44% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 28
Median daily rate £275 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £56.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +47.05%

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
990 1178 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.01% 39.54% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 780 730
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 75 72
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.17 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.86% +19.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.60 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.15 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +11 9 £275 -35.29% 1
Wiltshire +5 4 - - 7
Bristol - 4 £538 - 6
Somerset - 4 - - 2
Devon +11 3 £275 -8.33%
Dorset +5 2 £388 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (91.94%) C#
3 46 (74.19%) SQL Server
4 35 (56.45%) ASP.NET
5 25 (40.32%) HTML
5 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
6 24 (38.71%) SQL
7 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
8 22 (35.48%) CSS
9 20 (32.26%) XML
10 18 (29.03%) MVC
11 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
13 14 (22.58%) jQuery
14 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
15 11 (17.74%) ERP
15 11 (17.74%) Web Services
15 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (16.13%) WCF
16 10 (16.13%) Oracle
17 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
17 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
18 8 (12.90%) Silverlight
18 8 (12.90%) LINQ
18 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
18 8 (12.90%) Ajax
18 8 (12.90%) CMS
19 7 (11.29%) Advertising
19 7 (11.29%) 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 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.90%) CMS
3 4 (6.45%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.84%) SAS
4 3 (4.84%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.61%) Boomi
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (74.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
5 7 (11.29%) DTS
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
10 2 (3.23%) Big Data
10 2 (3.23%) MS Access
10 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
10 2 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (3.23%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.84%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.23%) Ant
4 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.23%) Gradle
4 2 (3.23%) Hudson
4 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.61%) XMLUnit
General
1 7 (11.29%) Advertising
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Billing
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (80.65%) Developer
2 42 (67.74%) .NET Developer
3 22 (35.48%) C# .NET Developer
3 22 (35.48%) C# Developer
4 11 (17.74%) SQL Developer
5 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (11.29%) T-SQL Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (4.84%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (56.45%) ASP.NET
3 25 (40.32%) HTML
4 22 (35.48%) CSS
5 20 (32.26%) XML
6 14 (22.58%) jQuery
7 11 (17.74%) Web Services
8 10 (16.13%) WCF
9 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
10 8 (12.90%) Ajax
10 8 (12.90%) LINQ
10 8 (12.90%) Silverlight
11 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
11 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (8.06%) ADO.NET
12 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (8.06%) WPF
13 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (6.45%) Entity Framework
13 4 (6.45%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) MVC
2 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.74%) ERP
4 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.29%) Content Management
5 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.06%) Scrum
7 4 (6.45%) OOP
7 4 (6.45%) OWASP
7 4 (6.45%) Secure Coding
7 4 (6.45%) TDD
8 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.84%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (4.84%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (4.84%) Migration
8 3 (4.84%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.84%) SDLC
8 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.84%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (91.94%) C#
2 24 (38.71%) SQL
3 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.45%) Java
6 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.84%) VBScript
7 2 (3.23%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (3.23%) Python
7 2 (3.23%) VBA
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) ISEB
3 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.61%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) Basel II
3 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) Xamarin
4 3 (4.84%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.84%) Teradata
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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