The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 104 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 20 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.89% 1.13% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 3.59% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £345 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
VB.NET
Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
911 529 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.45% 31.41% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 326 316
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
Leeds -29 13 £325 +1.56% 4
Wakefield - 3 £313 -
Bradford -19 1 - - 1
VB.NET
Yorkshire

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (69.23%) SQL
3 23 (58.97%) C#
3 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
4 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.51%) WinForms
6 8 (20.51%) Finance
6 8 (20.51%) WCF
7 7 (17.95%) MVC
8 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
9 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (12.82%) Web Services
9 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.26%) VB
10 4 (10.26%) VBA
10 4 (10.26%) HTML
10 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.26%) jQuery
10 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (10.26%) VB6
11 3 (7.69%) Ajax
11 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
11 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
11 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (2.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) VB Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) VB Programmer
8 1 (2.56%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 8 (20.51%) WinForms
3 8 (20.51%) WCF
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
4 5 (12.82%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) jQuery
5 4 (10.26%) HTML
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (7.69%) XML
6 3 (7.69%) Ajax
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) ADO
7 2 (5.13%) MDX
7 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (2.56%) CSS3
8 1 (2.56%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) MVC
3 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.69%) ETL
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.13%) SDLC
6 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.56%) Release Management
7 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.56%) TDD
7 1 (2.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 23 (58.97%) C#
3 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.26%) VB
4 4 (10.26%) VBA
4 4 (10.26%) VB6
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) C++
5 2 (5.13%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB
1 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Telerik
3 1 (2.56%) Nintex