The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 170 182 199
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 24 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 0.97% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 25
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £277 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2420 2485 3248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.98% 42.25% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 1904 2511
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 18
Average hourly rate £25.85 £44.50 £51.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.91% -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £16.25 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £93.12 £59.00
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 the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the City of London region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the City of London region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (60.29%) SQL Server
2 41 (60.29%) C#
3 39 (57.35%) SQL
4 27 (39.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (36.76%) Finance
6 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
7 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (27.94%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (25.00%) Web Services
9 17 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (23.53%) VBA
11 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
11 14 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
13 12 (17.65%) Banking
13 12 (17.65%) WCF
13 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
15 10 (14.71%) VB
15 10 (14.71%) WinForms
15 10 (14.71%) TDD
16 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
16 9 (13.24%) Change Management
16 9 (13.24%) HTML
16 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
16 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
16 9 (13.24%) MDX

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.29%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (7.35%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (60.29%) SQL Server
2 27 (39.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (11.76%) OLAP
6 8 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (8.82%) SSDT
8 6 (8.82%) QlikView
8 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
11 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
13 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.82%) ERwin
4 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (36.76%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 3 (4.41%) Advertising
4 3 (4.41%) Back Office
5 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Front Office
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 11 (16.18%) SQL Developer
4 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (7.35%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Applications Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) RAD Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (4.41%) VB6 Developer
10 3 (4.41%) ETL Developer
10 3 (4.41%) VBA Developer
10 3 (4.41%) VB Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
3 17 (25.00%) Web Services
4 12 (17.65%) WCF
5 10 (14.71%) WinForms
6 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.24%) MDX
6 9 (13.24%) HTML
7 7 (10.29%) XML
8 6 (8.82%) CSS
8 6 (8.82%) WPF
9 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.41%) J2EE
10 2 (2.94%) Ajax
10 2 (2.94%) WF
10 2 (2.94%) REST
10 2 (2.94%) Apache Thrift
11 1 (1.47%) jQuery
11 1 (1.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.82%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.94%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.94%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.47%) PMI
5 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.71%) TDD
4 9 (13.24%) Change Management
5 8 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
5 8 (11.76%) SDLC
6 7 (10.29%) Scrum
6 7 (10.29%) SOA
6 7 (10.29%) ETL
7 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.35%) RAD
9 4 (5.88%) ITIL
9 4 (5.88%) Project Management
9 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.88%) Memory Management
9 4 (5.88%) System Testing
10 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) C#
2 39 (57.35%) SQL
3 16 (23.53%) VBA
4 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
5 10 (14.71%) VB
6 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
8 7 (10.29%) Java
9 6 (8.82%) VB6
10 5 (7.35%) Python
11 4 (5.88%) MATLAB
12 3 (4.41%) R
12 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
12 3 (4.41%) VBScript
13 2 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MCSA
3 1 (1.47%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.47%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) SAP
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) Tableau
5 2 (2.94%) Facebook
5 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 2 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) Aprimo
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.47%) Eloqua
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