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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 95 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 24 26 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.99% 1.19% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.02% 3.06% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 24
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£275 £320 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% -13.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -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
795 851 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.80% 38.97% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 485 574
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £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 18 50 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £55.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 14 £275 -14.72% 24
South Yorkshire +13 6 £115 - 10
North Yorkshire -2 2 £310 -1.58% 6
East Yorkshire - - - -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 92 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (55.43%) SQL
3 50 (54.35%) SQL Server
4 48 (52.17%) C#
5 44 (47.83%) WinForms
6 39 (42.39%) ASP.NET
7 32 (34.78%) Oracle
8 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (30.43%) Finance
10 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
11 21 (22.83%) WCF
12 20 (21.74%) Visual Studio
13 18 (19.57%) Web Services
14 17 (18.48%) HTML
15 16 (17.39%) Windows
16 15 (16.30%) MVC
17 14 (15.22%) CSS
17 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
17 14 (15.22%) VB
18 13 (14.13%) VB6
19 12 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
20 11 (11.96%) XML
21 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
22 9 (9.78%) OO
22 9 (9.78%) .NET Framework
22 9 (9.78%) Scrum
23 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 8 (8.70%) OOP
23 8 (8.70%) PL/SQL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) HTTP
2 4 (4.35%) Internet
2 4 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.09%) MySQL
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.26%) Maven
3 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.09%) ProC
4 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 28 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Back Office
2 1 (1.09%) Advertising
2 1 (1.09%) Publishing
2 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (82.61%) Developer
2 57 (61.96%) .NET Developer
3 38 (41.30%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (11.96%) WinForms Developer
5 7 (7.61%) VB Developer
5 7 (7.61%) VB6 Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.43%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Configuration Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Tester
8 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior VB Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior VB6 Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Performance Tester
9 3 (3.26%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (47.83%) WinForms
3 39 (42.39%) ASP.NET
4 21 (22.83%) WCF
5 18 (19.57%) Web Services
6 17 (18.48%) HTML
7 14 (15.22%) CSS
8 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (11.96%) XML
10 9 (9.78%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.52%) Ajax
12 5 (5.43%) ODBC
12 5 (5.43%) SOAP
12 5 (5.43%) LINQ
12 5 (5.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (4.35%) LINQ to SQL
13 4 (4.35%) jQuery
13 4 (4.35%) ADO
14 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.43%) User Experience
3 4 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.17%) W3C
6 1 (1.09%) EPoS
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.30%) MVC
3 9 (9.78%) OO
3 9 (9.78%) Scrum
4 8 (8.70%) OOP
5 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.52%) Performance Testing
6 5 (5.43%) Test Management
6 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.43%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (5.43%) TDD
6 5 (5.43%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.35%) ETL
8 3 (3.26%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (3.26%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.26%) Web Development
9 2 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.17%) User Stories
9 2 (2.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) SQL
2 48 (52.17%) C#
3 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.22%) VB
4 13 (14.13%) VB6
5 8 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.43%) PHP
7 5 (5.43%) Java
8 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.35%) VBA
9 2 (2.17%) Ruby
10 1 (1.09%) Python
10 1 (1.09%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (34.78%) Oracle
2 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.17%) Open Text
3 2 (2.17%) Telerik
3 2 (2.17%) Capita
4 1 (1.09%) Sybase
4 1 (1.09%) RedDot
4 1 (1.09%) EPiServer
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £295 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago