The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 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 West Sussex 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 37 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.25% 0.78% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.25% 3.13% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£281 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £329 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £357 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +2.36%
Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
97 96 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.32% 24.94% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 83
Average daily rate £313 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £445 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +6 2 £413 -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (50.00%) DTS
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) MVC
6 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (35.00%) WCF
8 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (25.00%) Ajax
9 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Web Services
11 3 (15.00%) HTML
11 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (15.00%) WinForms
11 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
12 2 (10.00%) Marketing
12 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (10.00%) jQuery
12 2 (10.00%) VB6
12 2 (10.00%) Finance
12 2 (10.00%) Intranet
12 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (10.00%) IIS

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (50.00%) DTS
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) AppScan
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
1 17 (85.00%) .NET Developer
2 12 (60.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 11 (55.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (55.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (35.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Programmer
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Programmer
8 1 (5.00%) Lead Analyst Programmer
8 1 (5.00%) Lead Programmer
8 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (35.00%) WCF
5 5 (25.00%) Ajax
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) WinForms
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.00%) jQuery
8 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (10.00%) Classic ASP
9 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
9 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) VB6
5 2 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft