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 28 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 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 43 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.57% 0.95% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 3.09% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.03% -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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
135 97 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 38.57% 30.70% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 51 45
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £383 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £12.45 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 27 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) Django
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) Django
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared