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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 112 83 82
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 31 35 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 1.55% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.62% 4.20% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 17
Average daily rate
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£290 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 15
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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
1181 834 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.20% 36.98% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 536 595
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 60 100
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -16.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire -4 16 £230 -28.12% 8
Gloucestershire -14 6 £301 - 5
Somerset -10 5 £305 -16.43% 4
Bristol -18 4 - - 15
Devon - - - - 3
Dorset - - - - 3
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (75.00%) C#
3 43 (63.24%) SQL Server
4 42 (61.76%) SQL
5 29 (42.65%) ASP.NET
6 20 (29.41%) Web Services
7 17 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 15 (22.06%) HTML
9 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (19.12%) WCF
10 13 (19.12%) Finance
11 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (17.65%) VB
11 12 (17.65%) CSS
12 11 (16.18%) SharePoint
12 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
12 11 (16.18%) jQuery
13 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
14 9 (13.24%) XML
14 9 (13.24%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (11.76%) Marketing
15 8 (11.76%) Java
16 7 (10.29%) VBScript
16 7 (10.29%) QuickTest Pro
16 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
16 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 11 (16.18%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (10.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.88%) IIS
5 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.47%) CMS
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.47%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Intranet
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (63.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.88%) DTS
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.94%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.47%) MySQL
10 1 (1.47%) MS Access
10 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.94%) Subversion
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.47%) PVCS
5 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.88%) Electronics
5 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.94%) Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (76.47%) Developer
2 24 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.71%) SQL Developer
4 9 (13.24%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Test Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.41%) SQL Programmer
9 3 (4.41%) C# Programmer
9 3 (4.41%) Classic ASP Developer
9 3 (4.41%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (42.65%) ASP.NET
3 20 (29.41%) Web Services
4 15 (22.06%) HTML
5 13 (19.12%) WCF
6 12 (17.65%) CSS
6 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 11 (16.18%) jQuery
8 9 (13.24%) XML
9 7 (10.29%) HTML5
10 5 (7.35%) CAML
10 5 (7.35%) CSS3
11 4 (5.88%) Ajax
11 4 (5.88%) J2EE
12 3 (4.41%) ADO.NET
12 3 (4.41%) Classic ASP
12 3 (4.41%) DHTML
12 3 (4.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (4.41%) LINQ to SQL
12 3 (4.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) DTV
1 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) UNIX
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
1 1 (1.47%) Android
1 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
3 6 (8.82%) Migration
3 6 (8.82%) OO
4 5 (7.35%) ETL
4 5 (7.35%) MVC
5 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.41%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (2.94%) TDD
6 2 (2.94%) Project Management
6 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.47%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.47%) Security Management
7 1 (1.47%) Workflow
7 1 (1.47%) Content Management
7 1 (1.47%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) C#
2 42 (61.76%) SQL
3 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.65%) VB
5 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
6 8 (11.76%) Java
7 7 (10.29%) VBScript
8 6 (8.82%) VBA
9 5 (7.35%) VB6
9 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
10 4 (5.88%) C++
11 3 (4.41%) Perl
12 2 (2.94%) Apex Code
12 2 (2.94%) Python
13 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.47%) VC++
13 1 (1.47%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 1 (1.47%) Ruby
13 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
1 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) MCSD
3 1 (1.47%) HNC
3 1 (1.47%) HND
3 1 (1.47%) MCSE
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.94%) Telerik
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.47%) Talend
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £516 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago