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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 34 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.72% 0.24% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.22% 0.57% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £356 £378 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.75% +18.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £378 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £378 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £325 £294
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £32.10 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-54.82% -4.17%
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
90 174 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.37% 41.73% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 122 100
Median daily rate £350 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £523 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £15.25 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 5 May 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Capita
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) HP

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Capita
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft