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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 97 98 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 41 44 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 1.38% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% 3.71% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 44
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£328 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £219 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £330 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.05 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -2.85%
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
1137 1185 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.04% 37.19% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 729 478
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 66 51
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £47.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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
Somerset +25 28 £325 -1.51% 2
Bristol +10 8 £355 +29.09% 5
Wiltshire -12 3 - - 2
Gloucestershire -20 3 £323 +27.72% 2
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 74 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (71.62%) SQL
2 53 (71.62%) ASP.NET
3 51 (68.92%) C#
4 49 (66.22%) SQL Server
5 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (36.49%) Microsoft
7 26 (35.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (33.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (32.43%) HTML
10 22 (29.73%) Visual Studio
11 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (24.32%) Scrum
12 18 (24.32%) Java
13 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
13 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
13 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (21.62%) VB
14 16 (21.62%) Web Services
14 16 (21.62%) MS Access
15 15 (20.27%) CSS
15 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
16 14 (18.92%) MVC
17 13 (17.57%) VBA
17 13 (17.57%) TDD
17 13 (17.57%) Waterfall
17 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 12 (16.22%) V-Model
18 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
18 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (8.11%) IIS
2 5 (6.76%) K2 blackpearl
2 5 (6.76%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) LiveCycle
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.81%) MS Project
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (66.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (35.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (21.62%) MS Access
5 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
8 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (33.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (29.73%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (8.11%) Back Office
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (77.03%) Developer
2 36 (48.65%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) SQL Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Programmer
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (8.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Architect
8 5 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Trainee Software Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Trainee
9 4 (5.41%) Lead Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (71.62%) ASP.NET
3 24 (32.43%) HTML
4 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (21.62%) Web Services
6 15 (20.27%) CSS
7 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 12 (16.22%) WCF
9 10 (13.51%) XML
10 9 (12.16%) jQuery
11 3 (4.05%) RESTful
11 3 (4.05%) Dojo
12 2 (2.70%) Ajax
12 2 (2.70%) JSON
12 2 (2.70%) CAML
12 2 (2.70%) DHTML
12 2 (2.70%) XSD
12 2 (2.70%) XSLT
12 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Open Source
2 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) Scrum
3 14 (18.92%) MVC
4 13 (17.57%) TDD
4 13 (17.57%) Waterfall
5 12 (16.22%) V-Model
5 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.11%) Asset Management
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (8.11%) SOA
8 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.11%) OO
8 6 (8.11%) Software Deployment
9 3 (4.05%) Workflow
9 3 (4.05%) Migration
9 3 (4.05%) Automated Testing
10 2 (2.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (71.62%) SQL
2 51 (68.92%) C#
3 18 (24.32%) Java
4 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.62%) VB
6 13 (17.57%) VBA
7 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
8 11 (14.86%) VB6
9 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.05%) Perl
11 1 (1.35%) COBOL
11 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (36.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) OpenText
4 1 (1.35%) RedDot
4 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.35%) Google
Dorchester, Dorset
Austin Fraser
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Posted: 5 days ago