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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 87 107 90
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 30 18 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.27% 0.80% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 2.07% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 25
Average daily rate
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£320 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £318 £319
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
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
779 868 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.97% 38.37% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 473 653
Average daily rate £320 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 56 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £21.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £86.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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 27 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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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 +8 18 £320 -1.53% 16
South Yorkshire - 7 £100 - 6
North Yorkshire +10 4 £320 - 11
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (59.18%) SQL Server
3 56 (57.14%) SQL
4 54 (55.10%) C#
5 51 (52.04%) WinForms
6 50 (51.02%) ASP.NET
7 31 (31.63%) Oracle
7 31 (31.63%) Finance
8 30 (30.61%) Microsoft
9 25 (25.51%) Visual Studio
9 25 (25.51%) WCF
10 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (23.47%) Web Services
11 19 (19.39%) HTML
12 18 (18.37%) Windows
13 17 (17.35%) MVC
14 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
15 15 (15.31%) CSS
16 14 (14.29%) VB
16 14 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (13.27%) VB6
17 13 (13.27%) XML
18 11 (11.22%) T-SQL
18 11 (11.22%) Scrum
19 10 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 10 (10.20%) OO
19 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
19 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
20 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.10%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (1.02%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Internet
2 4 (4.08%) FTP
3 1 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (59.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (25.51%) Visual Studio
2 14 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.06%) Maven
3 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.02%) ProC
4 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 31 (31.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Law
2 1 (1.02%) Advertising
2 1 (1.02%) Publishing
2 1 (1.02%) Retail
2 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 87 (88.78%) Developer
2 65 (66.33%) .NET Developer
3 43 (43.88%) VB.NET Developer
4 14 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
5 8 (8.16%) VB Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
7 6 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Configuration Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.06%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Senior VB Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Senior VB6 Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.04%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (52.04%) WinForms
3 50 (51.02%) ASP.NET
4 25 (25.51%) WCF
5 23 (23.47%) Web Services
6 19 (19.39%) HTML
7 15 (15.31%) CSS
8 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (13.27%) XML
10 9 (9.18%) .NET Framework
11 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (6.12%) LINQ
13 4 (4.08%) Ajax
13 4 (4.08%) ADO
13 4 (4.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (4.08%) LINQ to SQL
14 3 (3.06%) jQuery
14 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 1 (1.02%) WPF
15 1 (1.02%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.04%) W3C
3 2 (2.04%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.02%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.35%) MVC
3 11 (11.22%) Scrum
4 10 (10.20%) OO
5 8 (8.16%) OOP
6 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.12%) TDD
8 3 (3.06%) Web Development
8 3 (3.06%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.04%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.04%) Content Management
9 2 (2.04%) Information Security
9 2 (2.04%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (2.04%) RUP
9 2 (2.04%) CRM
9 2 (2.04%) User Stories
9 2 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.02%) Data Modelling
10 1 (1.02%) SOA
10 1 (1.02%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 56 (57.14%) SQL
2 54 (55.10%) C#
3 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.29%) VB
5 13 (13.27%) VB6
6 11 (11.22%) T-SQL
7 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.12%) VBA
9 5 (5.10%) PHP
10 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.04%) Ruby
12 1 (1.02%) Python
12 1 (1.02%) C++
12 1 (1.02%) Java
12 1 (1.02%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (31.63%) Oracle
2 30 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.04%) Open Text
3 2 (2.04%) Capita
4 1 (1.02%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.02%) Sybase
4 1 (1.02%) RedDot
4 1 (1.02%) Telerik
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