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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 98 121 116
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 39 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.38% 0.89% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 2.35% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 17
Median daily rate £300 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £333 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £54.90 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +18.70%
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
1196 1232 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.29% 37.77% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 803 724
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 103 52
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.12 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.70 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £53.27 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Devon - 14 £300 - 1
Bristol +7 9 £360 -10.00% 3
Gloucestershire -7 4 £338 +28.57% 2
Wiltshire +7 3 £300 -25.00%
Dorset +5 2 £200 +14.28% 4
Cornwall - 1 £350 -
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (70.00%) C#
3 43 (61.43%) ASP.NET
4 37 (52.86%) SQL
5 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 22 (31.43%) Web Services
7 21 (30.00%) HTML
8 20 (28.57%) IIS
9 18 (25.71%) XML
10 17 (24.29%) Visual Studio
11 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 14 (20.00%) MVC
13 12 (17.14%) HTTP
13 12 (17.14%) VB
13 12 (17.14%) CSS
13 12 (17.14%) JSON
13 12 (17.14%) WPF
14 11 (15.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (15.71%) MS Office
14 11 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (15.71%) RESTful
15 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (14.29%) Windows
15 10 (14.29%) ERP
16 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
16 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
16 9 (12.86%) SSL
16 9 (12.86%) Ajax

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 20 (28.57%) IIS
2 6 (8.57%) CMS
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Office
2 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) HTTP
2 9 (12.86%) SSL
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.86%) Biml
6 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.86%) MS Access
6 2 (2.86%) Power BI
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.43%) DB2
7 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.43%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.43%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (15.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.43%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.43%) XMLUnit
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Advertising
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (85.71%) Developer
2 51 (72.86%) .NET Developer
3 18 (25.71%) VB.NET Developer
4 17 (24.29%) C# Developer
5 16 (22.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (22.86%) SQL Developer
6 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (15.71%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Sitecore Developer
9 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
12 2 (2.86%) Application Integration Engineer
12 2 (2.86%) Applications Engineer
12 2 (2.86%) HTML CSS Developer
12 2 (2.86%) HTML Developer
12 2 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
12 2 (2.86%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (61.43%) ASP.NET
3 22 (31.43%) Web Services
4 21 (30.00%) HTML
5 18 (25.71%) XML
6 12 (17.14%) CSS
6 12 (17.14%) JSON
6 12 (17.14%) WPF
7 11 (15.71%) RESTful
8 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (12.86%) Ajax
10 8 (11.43%) jQuery
10 8 (11.43%) LINQ
10 8 (11.43%) WCF
11 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (5.71%) SOAP
13 4 (5.71%) XSD
14 3 (4.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.29%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.00%) MVC
3 10 (14.29%) ERP
4 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.57%) ITIL
6 5 (7.14%) Scrum
6 5 (7.14%) Web Development
7 3 (4.29%) BDD
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.29%) OOP
7 3 (4.29%) OWASP
7 3 (4.29%) Secure Coding
7 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.29%) TDD
8 2 (2.86%) Kanban
8 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.86%) Pair Programming
8 2 (2.86%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.86%) SOA
8 2 (2.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) C#
2 37 (52.86%) SQL
3 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.14%) VB
5 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.57%) VBA
7 3 (4.29%) Java
7 3 (4.29%) PHP
7 3 (4.29%) VB6
7 3 (4.29%) VBScript
8 2 (2.86%) C++
8 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.43%) Delphi
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) Scala
9 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (1.43%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.86%) BT
3 2 (2.86%) Remedy
4 1 (1.43%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Pega
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) Teradata
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