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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 113 80 95
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 34 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 1.57% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 4.24% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 15
Average daily rate
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£305 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £408 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 15
Average hourly rate £55.00 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.81% -21.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.18% -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
1237 802 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.54% 36.92% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 531 618
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 63 102
Average hourly rate £39.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.68 £16.10 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -1 18 £394 +25.00% 6
Gloucestershire -14 8 £283 - 15
Somerset -15 4 £298 -23.71% 13
Bristol -29 3 £375 +36.36% 11
Dorset -7 1 £325 -1.14% 5
Devon - - - - 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 53 (77.94%) C#
3 43 (63.24%) SQL Server
4 42 (61.76%) SQL
5 34 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 19 (27.94%) Web Services
8 16 (23.53%) HTML
9 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (19.12%) VB
10 13 (19.12%) CSS
10 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (17.65%) WCF
11 12 (17.65%) Finance
12 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
12 11 (16.18%) jQuery
13 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
13 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
13 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
14 9 (13.24%) Java
14 9 (13.24%) Migration
14 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (11.76%) VBA
15 8 (11.76%) Oracle
15 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (10.29%) Marketing
16 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (10.29%) HTML5
16 7 (10.29%) SharePoint 2013

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (10.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.88%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) Apache
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.47%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.47%) GIMP
4 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.47%) MS Project
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 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (4.41%) DTS
9 2 (2.94%) MS Access
9 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.94%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.47%) MySQL
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.94%) Subversion
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.47%) PVCS
6 1 (1.47%) Hudson
6 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.88%) Electronics
5 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.41%) Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (77.94%) Developer
2 23 (33.82%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Consultant
3 9 (13.24%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Programmer
7 4 (5.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# Programmer
8 3 (4.41%) Classic ASP Developer
8 3 (4.41%) VB Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (27.94%) Web Services
4 16 (23.53%) HTML
5 13 (19.12%) CSS
6 12 (17.65%) WCF
7 11 (16.18%) jQuery
8 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
9 7 (10.29%) XML
9 7 (10.29%) HTML5
10 5 (7.35%) CAML
10 5 (7.35%) LINQ
10 5 (7.35%) CSS3
10 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
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
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.41%) DTV
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.47%) Open Source
2 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) UNIX
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
1 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
1 1 (1.47%) Android
1 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) Migration
2 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.82%) ETL
4 6 (8.82%) OO
5 5 (7.35%) MVC
6 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.41%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.41%) TDD
8 2 (2.94%) Project Management
8 2 (2.94%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.94%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.47%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.47%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (1.47%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (77.94%) C#
2 42 (61.76%) SQL
3 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.12%) VB
5 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
6 9 (13.24%) Java
7 8 (11.76%) VBA
8 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.88%) VB6
9 4 (5.88%) C++
9 4 (5.88%) VBScript
10 2 (2.94%) Perl
10 2 (2.94%) C
10 2 (2.94%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.94%) Python
11 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.47%) VC++
11 1 (1.47%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) MCSD
2 1 (1.47%) HNC
2 1 (1.47%) HND
2 1 (1.47%) MCSE
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) 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
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
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