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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 142 161 172
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 11 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.53% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 1.15% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 20
Average daily rate £330 £355 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £272 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £548 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
VB.NET
London

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
1400 2340 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.50% 45.52% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1927 1947
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.37 £24.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) C#
3 16 (72.73%) SQL
4 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
5 14 (63.64%) Finance
6 12 (54.55%) VBA
6 12 (54.55%) Oracle
7 11 (50.00%) VB
7 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (50.00%) Banking
7 11 (50.00%) Investment Banking
7 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
8 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
9 5 (22.73%) XML
9 5 (22.73%) HTML
10 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 4 (18.18%) WinForms
10 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (13.64%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
7 1 (4.55%) Big Data
7 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) OLAP
7 1 (4.55%) QlikView
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) ERwin
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Banking
2 11 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) .NET Developer
3 13 (59.09%) C# Developer
4 12 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 3 (13.64%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Programme Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Senior SQL Programmer
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) WinForms
6 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (9.09%) WCF
7 1 (4.55%) Ajax
7 1 (4.55%) MDX
7 1 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) OOD
1 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Analytics
2 2 (9.09%) Document Management
2 2 (9.09%) OO
2 2 (9.09%) SDLC
2 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
2 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) Business Development
3 1 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) MVVM
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
3 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) VBA
4 11 (50.00%) VB
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 3 (13.64%) VBScript
7 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (4.55%) R
8 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
1 1 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Ambari
2 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) iManage
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau