The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 30 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.61% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 1.40% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.22% -11.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.11% +21.42%
VB.NET
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 143 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.48% 38.13% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 107 110
Median daily rate £313 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (50.00%) Sitecore
4 4 (50.00%) CMS
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (12.50%) VBA
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (50.00%) CMS
1 4 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (12.50%) OOP
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
1 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (12.50%) SDLC
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Capita
3 1 (12.50%) HP