The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 117 114 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -54
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 29 11 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.00% 0.43% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 1.26% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 33
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £304 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £405 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
VB.NET
England

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

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1128 874 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.82% 34.07% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 585 577
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £33.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire +4 22 £325 -7.14% 16
North Yorkshire - 5 £325 - 7
South Yorkshire - 2 £338 - 5
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (74.14%) C#
3 30 (51.72%) SQL
4 27 (46.55%) MVC
5 20 (34.48%) VB
6 19 (32.76%) Oracle
7 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
8 16 (27.59%) PL/SQL
9 13 (22.41%) Entity Framework
10 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
10 12 (20.69%) VB6
10 12 (20.69%) WinForms
11 11 (18.97%) Windows
11 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (13.79%) WCF
13 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
14 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
15 6 (10.34%) XML
15 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
16 5 (8.62%) Release Management
16 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
16 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (8.62%) Change Management
16 5 (8.62%) Finance
16 5 (8.62%) ITIL
16 5 (8.62%) OO

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.72%) DTS
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.72%) MS Access
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.72%) Power BI
7 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.72%) Moq
5 1 (1.72%) MSTest
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Back Office
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (75.86%) Developer
2 40 (68.97%) .NET Developer
3 21 (36.21%) VB.NET Developer
4 15 (25.86%) C# Developer
5 14 (24.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (22.41%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 8 (13.79%) Analyst
7 8 (13.79%) Applications Support
8 7 (12.07%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
9 6 (10.34%) SQL Developer
9 6 (10.34%) VB Developer
9 6 (10.34%) VB6 Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Lead .NET Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Lead Developer
11 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Test Leader
12 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (22.41%) Entity Framework
3 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
3 12 (20.69%) WinForms
4 8 (13.79%) WCF
5 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
6 6 (10.34%) XML
7 5 (8.62%) Classic ASP
7 5 (8.62%) Web Services
8 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (5.17%) CSS
9 3 (5.17%) HTML
10 2 (3.45%) jQuery
11 1 (1.72%) KML
11 1 (1.72%) LINQ
11 1 (1.72%) MDX
11 1 (1.72%) RESTful
11 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) MVC
2 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.62%) Change Management
4 5 (8.62%) ITIL
4 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.62%) OO
4 5 (8.62%) Release Management
5 4 (6.90%) Manual Testing
5 4 (6.90%) TDD
5 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.45%) Coaching
7 2 (3.45%) ETL
7 2 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (1.72%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.72%) SDLC
8 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (74.14%) C#
2 30 (51.72%) SQL
3 20 (34.48%) VB
4 16 (27.59%) PL/SQL
5 12 (20.69%) VB6
6 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.62%) VBA
7 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) ISEB
1 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) MCP
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Siebel
4 1 (1.72%) Sage
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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