The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Southampton 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 39 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.52% 0.37% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 1.12% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £319 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.60% 32.72% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 54 34
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £412 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB.NET
Hampshire

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) WinForms
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (25.00%) DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) WinForms
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) Django
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft