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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 99 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 23 46 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.93% 2.07% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 5.19% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 25
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£275 £290 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+30.18% -4.50%
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
842 886 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 34.13% 39.89% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 522 501
Average daily rate £325 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
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 16 30 20
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.37 £13.76 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 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 22 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 -17 16 £275 -3.50% 18
South Yorkshire +4 3 £130 - 6
North Yorkshire -16 2 £310 +3.33% 8
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 73 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (54.79%) SQL
3 34 (46.58%) C#
4 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
5 29 (39.73%) Oracle
6 24 (32.88%) WinForms
7 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET
8 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
9 19 (26.03%) Finance
10 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (21.92%) Visual Studio
11 15 (20.55%) VB
12 14 (19.18%) HTML
12 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
12 14 (19.18%) VB6
13 12 (16.44%) WCF
14 11 (15.07%) CSS
15 10 (13.70%) Web Services
15 10 (13.70%) Ajax
15 10 (13.70%) Performance Testing
16 9 (12.33%) Test Scripting
16 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (12.33%) User Experience
16 9 (12.33%) Statistical Analysis
16 9 (12.33%) XML
16 9 (12.33%) ODBC
16 9 (12.33%) SOAP
16 9 (12.33%) Java
16 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (12.33%) HTTP

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.74%) CMS
4 2 (2.74%) ArcSDE
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (2.74%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) HTTP
2 4 (5.48%) FTP
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.11%) MySQL
6 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.37%) OLTP
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) Maven
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.37%) ProC
4 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Back Office
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (73.97%) Developer
2 41 (56.16%) .NET Developer
3 24 (32.88%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Tester
4 8 (10.96%) VB6 Developer
4 8 (10.96%) VB Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Performance Tester
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.48%) WinForms Developer
7 4 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Senior VB6 Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior VB Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (2.74%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (32.88%) WinForms
3 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET
4 14 (19.18%) HTML
5 12 (16.44%) WCF
6 11 (15.07%) CSS
7 10 (13.70%) Web Services
7 10 (13.70%) Ajax
8 9 (12.33%) XML
8 9 (12.33%) ODBC
8 9 (12.33%) SOAP
9 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (5.48%) ADO
11 4 (5.48%) jQuery
11 4 (5.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 2 (2.74%) LINQ
13 2 (2.74%) LINQ to SQL
13 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) User Experience
2 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.74%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.74%) W3C
4 2 (2.74%) GIS
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.70%) Performance Testing
3 9 (12.33%) Test Scripting
3 9 (12.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (10.96%) MVC
4 8 (10.96%) Test Management
4 8 (10.96%) Performance Management
5 7 (9.59%) Scrum
6 6 (8.22%) OOP
6 6 (8.22%) OO
6 6 (8.22%) ETL
7 5 (6.85%) TDD
8 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.11%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (4.11%) Workflow
10 2 (2.74%) Information Security
10 2 (2.74%) Content Management
10 2 (2.74%) Web Development
10 2 (2.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) SQL
2 34 (46.58%) C#
3 15 (20.55%) VB
4 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.18%) VB6
5 9 (12.33%) Java
6 6 (8.22%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) Ruby
9 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.37%) Python
10 1 (1.37%) VBA
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) Oracle
2 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Open Text
3 2 (2.74%) Telerik
3 2 (2.74%) Capita
4 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.37%) Sybase
4 1 (1.37%) RedDot
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
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