The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 35 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.62% 0.26% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 0.69% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£115 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
VB.NET
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 145 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 34.59% 37.37% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 91 104
Average daily rate £310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
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 South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South Yorkshire region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South Yorkshire region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Sheffield +9 3 £115 - 5
Doncaster - - - - 1
VB.NET
Yorkshire

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) WinForms
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) E-Learning
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) VB6
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) W3C
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) VB
8 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (7.69%) MySQL
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) WinForms
5 3 (23.08%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) W3C
2 2 (15.38%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) VB6
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle