The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 60 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 56 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.44% 1.15% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 3.15% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 28
Average daily rate
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£303 £288 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.21% -21.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £314 £309
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +1.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +2.36%
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
887 763 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.72% 36.68% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 410 593
Average daily rate £320 £295 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £37.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
VB.NET
England

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 10 July 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 10 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
West Yorkshire +32 46 £300 +4.34% 24
North Yorkshire +5 6 £320 - 8
South Yorkshire +4 5 £290 -18.30% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 134 (100.00%) .NET
2 84 (62.69%) SQL Server
3 71 (52.99%) C#
4 70 (52.24%) SQL
5 69 (51.49%) WinForms
6 61 (45.52%) ASP.NET
7 48 (35.82%) Oracle
8 43 (32.09%) Visual Studio
9 41 (30.60%) Finance
10 31 (23.13%) Web Services
10 31 (23.13%) WCF
11 29 (21.64%) Microsoft
12 28 (20.90%) VB
12 28 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (20.15%) VB6
14 23 (17.16%) Windows
15 22 (16.42%) MVC
16 21 (15.67%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (14.18%) T-SQL
19 18 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
20 17 (12.69%) HTML
20 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
20 17 (12.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 16 (11.94%) XML
21 16 (11.94%) Software Engineering
22 15 (11.19%) Scrum
22 15 (11.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 15 (11.19%) OO
22 15 (11.19%) VBA

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 11 (8.21%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.24%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) CMS
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) FTP
1 6 (4.48%) Intranet
2 5 (3.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (62.69%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (11.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (32.09%) Visual Studio
2 21 (15.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.24%) Maven
3 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.75%) ProC
4 1 (0.75%) NUnit
4 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.75%) MSTest
General
1 41 (30.60%) Finance
2 3 (2.24%) Back Office
3 1 (0.75%) Law
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Advertising
3 1 (0.75%) Publishing
3 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 117 (87.31%) Developer
2 86 (64.18%) .NET Developer
3 66 (49.25%) VB.NET Developer
4 19 (14.18%) WinForms Developer
5 16 (11.94%) VB Developer
6 15 (11.19%) VB6 Developer
7 9 (6.72%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.22%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Tester
11 5 (3.73%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.99%) Configuration Engineer
12 4 (2.99%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Programmer
12 4 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (100.00%) .NET
2 69 (51.49%) WinForms
3 61 (45.52%) ASP.NET
4 31 (23.13%) Web Services
4 31 (23.13%) WCF
5 20 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (12.69%) HTML
6 17 (12.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 16 (11.94%) XML
8 14 (10.45%) CSS
8 14 (10.45%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.97%) LINQ
10 5 (3.73%) Ajax
11 4 (2.99%) jQuery
11 4 (2.99%) ADO
11 4 (2.99%) LINQ to SQL
12 3 (2.24%) JSF
12 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 2 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.73%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.49%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.16%) Windows
2 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.42%) MVC
3 16 (11.94%) Software Engineering
4 15 (11.19%) Scrum
4 15 (11.19%) OO
5 12 (8.96%) OOP
6 7 (5.22%) Unit Testing
7 5 (3.73%) Web Development
8 4 (2.99%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.24%) Volume Testing
9 3 (2.24%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.24%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (2.24%) RUP
9 3 (2.24%) CRM
10 2 (1.49%) Project Management
10 2 (1.49%) Migration
10 2 (1.49%) TDD
10 2 (1.49%) Data Management
10 2 (1.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 71 (52.99%) C#
2 70 (52.24%) SQL
3 28 (20.90%) VB
4 27 (20.15%) VB6
5 19 (14.18%) T-SQL
6 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
7 15 (11.19%) VBA
8 9 (6.72%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.73%) PHP
10 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.49%) Ruby
12 1 (0.75%) Python
12 1 (0.75%) C++
12 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (35.82%) Oracle
2 29 (21.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (0.75%) Open Text
4 1 (0.75%) Telerik
4 1 (0.75%) Capita
4 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.75%) Sybase
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