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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 30 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.46% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% 0.70% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -11.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +32.81%
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
73 143 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.64% 39.18% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 112 84
Median daily rate £400 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Capita
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet

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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Capita
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore