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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 113 77 90
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 32 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 1.70% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.77% 4.79% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 18
Average daily rate
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£303 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £150 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.00 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% +27.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
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
1154 793 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.58% 35.51% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 519 559
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 66 85
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.90 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -9 17 £375 +17.18% 4
Gloucestershire -7 9 £250 -13.79% 12
Bristol -8 4 £310 - 10
Dorset +1 1 £325 -1.14% 9
Devon - - - -
Somerset - - - - 8
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (80.30%) C#
3 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 38 (57.58%) SQL
5 36 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 19 (28.79%) Web Services
7 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 13 (19.70%) HTML
8 13 (19.70%) VB
9 12 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (18.18%) WCF
10 11 (16.67%) Oracle
10 11 (16.67%) Java
10 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
11 10 (15.15%) Finance
12 9 (13.64%) Migration
12 9 (13.64%) CSS
12 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
12 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (12.12%) XML
13 8 (12.12%) VBA
13 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
14 7 (10.61%) VB6
14 7 (10.61%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (10.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (3.03%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.52%) CMS
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) PowerPivot
3 2 (3.03%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.52%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (9.09%) MS Access
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.55%) DTS
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.52%) MySQL
10 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (4.55%) Hudson
4 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.03%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) PVCS
6 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Electronics
4 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (81.82%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Consultant
4 8 (12.12%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (12.12%) SQL Developer
5 7 (10.61%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (10.61%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Programmer
7 4 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.06%) VB Developer
8 3 (4.55%) ASP Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Classic ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 19 (28.79%) Web Services
4 13 (19.70%) HTML
5 12 (18.18%) WCF
6 9 (13.64%) CSS
7 8 (12.12%) XML
8 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.61%) jQuery
9 6 (9.09%) HTML5
10 5 (7.58%) CAML
11 4 (6.06%) LINQ
11 4 (6.06%) CSS3
11 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (6.06%) J2EE
11 4 (6.06%) XSLT
11 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
12 3 (4.55%) WinForms
12 3 (4.55%) Classic ASP
13 2 (3.03%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.55%) DTV
2 2 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) UNIX
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) Migration
2 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
3 6 (9.09%) ETL
3 6 (9.09%) OO
3 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.06%) MVC
5 4 (6.06%) TDD
6 3 (4.55%) Scrum
6 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.55%) Change Management
6 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.55%) ITIL
6 3 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.55%) V-Model
7 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.52%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 53 (80.30%) C#
2 38 (57.58%) SQL
3 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.70%) VB
5 12 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 11 (16.67%) Java
7 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
8 8 (12.12%) VBA
9 7 (10.61%) VB6
10 3 (4.55%) C++
11 2 (3.03%) Python
11 2 (3.03%) C
11 2 (3.03%) Perl
12 1 (1.52%) Ruby
12 1 (1.52%) PHP
12 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.52%) VC++
12 1 (1.52%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) HNC
3 1 (1.52%) HND
3 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
1 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Telerik
5 1 (1.52%) Talend
5 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
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