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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 108 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 37 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.21% 0.93% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 2.38% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 18
Median daily rate £315 £350 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £409 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £295
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
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
1165 1258 1148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.18% 39.19% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 846 752
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 83 51
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.63% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.03 £17.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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
Wiltshire - 19 £315 - 1
Bristol +2 9 £370 +0.33% 3
Devon +9 5 £175 -42.62% 1
Somerset +15 1 - - 6
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 34 (66.67%) SQL
3 33 (64.71%) ASP.NET
4 32 (62.75%) C#
5 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 18 (35.29%) IIS
7 16 (31.37%) Web Services
7 16 (31.37%) Visual Studio
8 13 (25.49%) HTML
9 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
9 11 (21.57%) MS Office
9 11 (21.57%) VB
9 11 (21.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (21.57%) HTTP
9 11 (21.57%) JSON
9 11 (21.57%) WPF
9 11 (21.57%) RESTful
10 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (19.61%) MVC
10 10 (19.61%) XML
11 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 9 (17.65%) SSL
11 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (15.69%) Finance
13 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (13.73%) Windows
13 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 18 (35.29%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) CMS
2 4 (7.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Office
2 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) HTTP
2 9 (17.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.88%) MS Access
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.92%) Biml
5 2 (3.92%) Power BI
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) DB2
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Visual Studio
2 11 (21.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) PVCS
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (82.35%) Developer
2 33 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 19 (37.25%) VB.NET Developer
4 14 (27.45%) SQL Developer
5 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (21.57%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (13.73%) C# Developer
7 6 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Software Integration Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 16 (31.37%) Web Services
4 13 (25.49%) HTML
5 11 (21.57%) JSON
5 11 (21.57%) RESTful
5 11 (21.57%) WPF
6 10 (19.61%) XML
7 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (9.80%) Ajax
8 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.80%) jQuery
9 4 (7.84%) CSS
9 4 (7.84%) SOAP
9 4 (7.84%) WCF
9 4 (7.84%) XSD
10 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.88%) Classic ASP
10 3 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (19.61%) MVC
2 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.84%) Web Development
5 2 (3.92%) BDD
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.92%) Pair Programming
5 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.92%) Scrum
5 2 (3.92%) SOA
5 2 (3.92%) TDD
5 2 (3.92%) User Stories
6 1 (1.96%) Functional Programming
6 1 (1.96%) Line Management
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (1.96%) Presales
6 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 32 (62.75%) C#
3 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.57%) VB
4 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 6 (11.76%) VBA
5 3 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) VBScript
6 2 (3.92%) C++
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) VB6
7 1 (1.96%) Delphi
7 1 (1.96%) F#
7 1 (1.96%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) BT
4 2 (3.92%) Remedy
5 1 (1.96%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.96%) Pega
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
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