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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 185 192 177
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 22 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.41% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.96% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 24
Average daily rate
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£381 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +166.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+30.18% -4.50%
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
2570 3135 2767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.95% 43.12% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2061 2436 2132
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.82 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (62.79%) C#
3 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
4 25 (58.14%) SQL
5 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET
6 14 (32.56%) HTML
7 12 (27.91%) CSS
8 11 (25.58%) XML
8 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
8 11 (25.58%) WCF
9 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (20.93%) Finance
11 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
11 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
12 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
12 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
12 7 (16.28%) LINQ
13 6 (13.95%) Ajax
13 6 (13.95%) Banking
13 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (11.63%) MVC
14 5 (11.63%) Migration
14 5 (11.63%) IIS
14 5 (11.63%) Web Services
14 5 (11.63%) ADO.NET
14 5 (11.63%) VB
14 5 (11.63%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.63%) IIS
2 4 (9.30%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (9.30%) CMS
3 3 (6.98%) DNN
4 2 (4.65%) Drupal
4 2 (4.65%) Kentico
5 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.33%) Moodle
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.30%) DTS
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.33%) MS Access
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (6.98%) NUnit
4 2 (4.65%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
5 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) VB.NET Developer
3 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Designer
6 2 (4.65%) CRM Developer
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Designer
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET
3 14 (32.56%) HTML
4 12 (27.91%) CSS
5 11 (25.58%) XML
5 11 (25.58%) WCF
6 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
7 7 (16.28%) LINQ
8 6 (13.95%) Ajax
9 5 (11.63%) Web Services
9 5 (11.63%) ADO.NET
9 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (9.30%) HTML5
10 4 (9.30%) jQuery
11 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (6.98%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.98%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.30%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Migration
1 5 (11.63%) MVC
2 4 (9.30%) Workflow
2 4 (9.30%) CRM
2 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.30%) Data Transformation
3 3 (6.98%) OO
3 3 (6.98%) Scrum
3 3 (6.98%) Web Design
3 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
3 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.65%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
4 2 (4.65%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Load Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Security Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) C#
2 25 (58.14%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.63%) VB
5 5 (11.63%) Java
6 3 (6.98%) VBA
6 3 (6.98%) PHP
6 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.98%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) R
8 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.33%) VB6
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCTS
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) IBM
2 4 (9.30%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.98%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.65%) Charles River
4 2 (4.65%) Tableau
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Sage
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