The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Yorkshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 65 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 30 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.80% 0.86% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.23% 2.41% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 10
Average daily rate
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£320 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
574 540 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.39% 35.71% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 285 476
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £213 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £434 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 22
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £20.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
Leeds +10 23 £320 -2.29% 14
Bradford +4 2 - - 1
Huddersfield -1 1 - - 1
Ilkley - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
VB.NET
Yorkshire

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (69.66%) SQL Server
3 57 (64.04%) C#
4 54 (60.67%) WinForms
5 50 (56.18%) SQL
6 40 (44.94%) ASP.NET
7 31 (34.83%) Visual Studio
8 30 (33.71%) Finance
9 28 (31.46%) Oracle
10 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (25.84%) WCF
12 22 (24.72%) Web Services
13 19 (21.35%) Windows
13 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
14 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (17.98%) .NET Framework
15 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (16.85%) MVC
16 15 (16.85%) VBA
17 13 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
17 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
18 12 (13.48%) Enterprise Software
18 12 (13.48%) T-SQL
18 12 (13.48%) Scrum
19 11 (12.36%) OO
20 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
21 9 (10.11%) OOP
21 9 (10.11%) CSS
21 9 (10.11%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (7.87%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Intranet
2 5 (5.62%) Internet
3 4 (4.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (69.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.37%) Maven
3 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.12%) NUnit
4 1 (1.12%) ProC
4 1 (1.12%) MSTest
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Back Office
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Law
3 1 (1.12%) Legal
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (85.39%) Developer
2 59 (66.29%) .NET Developer
3 46 (51.69%) VB.NET Developer
4 15 (16.85%) WinForms Developer
5 7 (7.87%) VB6 Developer
5 7 (7.87%) VB Developer
5 7 (7.87%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Configuration Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Tester
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (60.67%) WinForms
3 40 (44.94%) ASP.NET
4 23 (25.84%) WCF
5 22 (24.72%) Web Services
6 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 16 (17.98%) .NET Framework
8 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (10.11%) CSS
9 9 (10.11%) XML
9 9 (10.11%) HTML
10 6 (6.74%) LINQ
11 5 (5.62%) LINQ to SQL
12 4 (4.49%) ADO
13 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 3 (3.37%) JSF
13 3 (3.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2 (2.25%) jQuery
15 1 (1.12%) WPF
15 1 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) UNIX
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.85%) MVC
3 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
4 12 (13.48%) Scrum
5 11 (12.36%) OO
6 9 (10.11%) OOP
7 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.37%) Volume Testing
8 3 (3.37%) Web Development
8 3 (3.37%) Test Strategy
9 2 (2.25%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.25%) User Stories
9 2 (2.25%) Migration
9 2 (2.25%) Information Security
10 1 (1.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.12%) Performance Testing
10 1 (1.12%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.12%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.12%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.12%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (64.04%) C#
2 50 (56.18%) SQL
3 15 (16.85%) VBA
4 12 (13.48%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.99%) VB
6 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.99%) VB6
7 5 (5.62%) PHP
8 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
10 1 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) C
10 1 (1.12%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) Oracle
2 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.25%) Capita
4 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.12%) Telerik
4 1 (1.12%) Sybase
4 1 (1.12%) Open Text
4 1 (1.12%) Citrix
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