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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 116 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +12
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 18 73 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.69% 3.11% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 7.72% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 40 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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
978 945 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 37.72% 40.28% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 602 360
Average daily rate £338 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 39
Average hourly rate £38.00 £28.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +67.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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
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 4 March 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 -54 15 £325 +12.06% 25
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
North Yorkshire - - - - 4
South Yorkshire - - - - 3
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (63.41%) SQL
3 20 (48.78%) C#
4 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
5 13 (31.71%) VB
5 13 (31.71%) Finance
6 12 (29.27%) Oracle
6 12 (29.27%) VB6
7 10 (24.39%) Ajax
7 10 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (21.95%) Java
9 8 (19.51%) SOAP
9 8 (19.51%) ODBC
9 8 (19.51%) HTTP
9 8 (19.51%) WCF
9 8 (19.51%) Performance Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
9 8 (19.51%) Statistical Analysis
9 8 (19.51%) User Experience
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
10 7 (17.07%) Test Management
10 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
11 6 (14.63%) ADO
11 6 (14.63%) ETL
12 5 (12.20%) Maven
12 5 (12.20%) PowerShell

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (7.32%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.88%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.88%) ArcSDE
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.32%) MySQL
7 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (2.44%) QlikView
8 1 (2.44%) OLTP
8 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.44%) MS Access
8 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.20%) Maven
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.51%) VB Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Tester
3 8 (19.51%) VB6 Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Performance Tester
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
5 6 (14.63%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior VB Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) VB Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (24.39%) Ajax
3 8 (19.51%) SOAP
3 8 (19.51%) ODBC
3 8 (19.51%) WCF
4 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
5 6 (14.63%) ADO
6 5 (12.20%) WPF
6 5 (12.20%) Web Services
6 5 (12.20%) HTML
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.32%) jQuery
7 3 (7.32%) CSS
7 3 (7.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (4.88%) MSMQ
8 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET
8 2 (4.88%) CSLA.NET
9 1 (2.44%) .NET Remoting
9 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) GIS
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Performance Testing
1 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
1 8 (19.51%) Statistical Analysis
2 7 (17.07%) Test Management
2 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
3 6 (14.63%) ETL
4 5 (12.20%) MVC
5 4 (9.76%) Workflow
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) OO
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) System Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.44%) Workflow Management
8 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) SQL
2 20 (48.78%) C#
3 13 (31.71%) VB
4 12 (29.27%) VB6
5 9 (21.95%) Java
6 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
6 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.88%) VBA
9 1 (2.44%) R
9 1 (2.44%) VBScript
9 1 (2.44%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Telerik
3 1 (2.44%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.44%) Tableau
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