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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 121 91 104
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 25 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.79% 1.25% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 3.84% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 11
Average daily rate
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£331 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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
1240 781 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.43% 32.58% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 467 480
Average daily rate £350 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 56
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -21 20 £325 +1.56% 12
North Yorkshire -8 3 £400 +25.00%
South Yorkshire -21 1 £315 +215.00% 6
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (64.58%) SQL
3 30 (62.50%) C#
4 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET
6 11 (22.92%) WinForms
7 10 (20.83%) VB
7 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.67%) VB6
8 8 (16.67%) WCF
8 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 8 (16.67%) MVC
8 8 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (12.50%) Web Services
9 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (10.42%) HTML
10 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
11 4 (8.33%) VBA
11 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
11 4 (8.33%) XML
11 4 (8.33%) CSS
11 4 (8.33%) Windows
11 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (8.33%) jQuery
11 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (2.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (2.08%) DTS
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.17%) Maven
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 23 (47.92%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.33%) VB Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.92%) WinForms
4 8 (16.67%) WCF
5 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 6 (12.50%) Web Services
6 5 (10.42%) HTML
7 4 (8.33%) jQuery
7 4 (8.33%) XML
7 4 (8.33%) CSS
8 3 (6.25%) Ajax
8 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.17%) ADO
9 2 (4.17%) ADO.NET
9 2 (4.17%) MDX
10 1 (2.08%) JSON
10 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) W3C
3 1 (2.08%) Life Science
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) MVC
3 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.25%) ETL
5 3 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.17%) Manual Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Automation Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.17%) SDLC
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.08%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 30 (62.50%) C#
3 10 (20.83%) VB
4 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 8 (16.67%) VB6
5 4 (8.33%) VBA
5 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.25%) C++
7 2 (4.17%) Java
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) ISEB
1 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Telerik
3 1 (2.08%) Nintex