The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 28 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.20% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.09% 1.25% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£100 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
115 80 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 36.16% 27.21% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 72
Average daily rate £300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
Yorkshire

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 24 July 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 -3 1 £100 - 1
Doncaster - - - - 1
VB.NET
Yorkshire

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) VB
6 4 (26.67%) VB6
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (20.00%) WinForms
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) CRM
8 2 (13.33%) CSS
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) E-Learning
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (13.33%) TDD
8 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
8 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (6.67%) jQuery
9 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 1 (6.67%) W3C

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) CRM Developer
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) WinForms
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) E-Learning
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) CRM
1 2 (13.33%) TDD
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) VB
3 4 (26.67%) VB6
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle