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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 100 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 25 55 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.98% 2.42% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 6.12% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 30
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£288 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.18% -11.66%
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
896 899 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 35.19% 39.59% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 516 484
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 17
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% +24.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.47 £13.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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
West Yorkshire -24 17 £275 - 20
South Yorkshire +5 4 £130 - 7
North Yorkshire -21 2 £310 +3.33% 5
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (50.00%) SQL
3 33 (48.53%) C#
4 32 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 25 (36.76%) Oracle
6 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 18 (26.47%) WinForms
8 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
9 15 (22.06%) Finance
10 14 (20.59%) VB
10 14 (20.59%) HTML
10 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
10 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (19.12%) VB6
12 11 (16.18%) CSS
13 10 (14.71%) Java
13 10 (14.71%) Ajax
13 10 (14.71%) Performance Testing
14 9 (13.24%) Test Scripting
14 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
14 9 (13.24%) Statistical Analysis
14 9 (13.24%) SOAP
14 9 (13.24%) XML
14 9 (13.24%) ODBC
14 9 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (13.24%) HTTP
14 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (13.24%) User Experience
15 8 (11.76%) Test Management

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.94%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.94%) ArcSDE
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) HTTP
2 4 (5.88%) FTP
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.41%) MySQL
7 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.41%) Maven
3 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Advertising
2 1 (1.47%) Publishing
2 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (75.00%) Developer
2 37 (54.41%) .NET Developer
3 19 (27.94%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Tester
5 7 (10.29%) VB Developer
5 7 (10.29%) VB6 Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Performance Tester
6 5 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Senior VB Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior VB6 Developer
8 3 (4.41%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 18 (26.47%) WinForms
4 14 (20.59%) HTML
5 11 (16.18%) CSS
6 10 (14.71%) Ajax
7 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
7 9 (13.24%) SOAP
7 9 (13.24%) XML
7 9 (13.24%) ODBC
8 8 (11.76%) Web Services
8 8 (11.76%) WCF
9 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (5.88%) jQuery
10 4 (5.88%) ADO
11 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 2 (2.94%) LINQ to SQL
12 2 (2.94%) LINQ
13 1 (1.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.94%) W3C
4 2 (2.94%) GIS
4 2 (2.94%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.71%) Performance Testing
3 9 (13.24%) Statistical Analysis
3 9 (13.24%) Test Scripting
4 8 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 8 (11.76%) Test Management
4 8 (11.76%) MVC
5 6 (8.82%) ETL
6 5 (7.35%) OO
6 5 (7.35%) OOP
6 5 (7.35%) TDD
6 5 (7.35%) Scrum
7 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.41%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (2.94%) Workflow
9 2 (2.94%) Information Security
9 2 (2.94%) Content Management
9 2 (2.94%) RUP
9 2 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) SQL
2 33 (48.53%) C#
3 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.59%) VB
4 13 (19.12%) VB6
5 10 (14.71%) Java
6 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.41%) PHP
7 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.94%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) VBScript
9 1 (1.47%) Python
9 1 (1.47%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Oracle
2 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Open Text
3 2 (2.94%) Telerik
3 2 (2.94%) Capita
4 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.47%) RedDot
4 1 (1.47%) Sybase
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