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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 33 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.19% - 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% - 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £295 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
71 190 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.06% 50.94% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 105 79
Average daily rate £388 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 16
Average hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.70 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) VBA