The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 23 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.32% 1.36% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £293
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
VB.NET
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.34% 52.38% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 24
Median daily rate £270 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.51% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 Watford

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the Watford region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Watford

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Watford region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

VB.NET
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Watford region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Classic ASP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft