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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 175 206 167
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -39
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 25 25 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.34% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 0.76% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 40
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £195 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
2494 3291 3092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.34% 44.72% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1914 2538 2385
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.09 £59.00 £49.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (71.11%) C#
3 28 (62.22%) SQL
4 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET
6 20 (44.44%) HTML
7 16 (35.56%) CSS
8 15 (33.33%) XML
9 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
9 13 (28.89%) T-SQL
10 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
11 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
11 10 (22.22%) Ajax
12 9 (20.00%) Java
12 9 (20.00%) WCF
13 8 (17.78%) .NET Framework
13 8 (17.78%) jQuery
13 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (15.56%) MVC
14 7 (15.56%) ADO.NET
14 7 (15.56%) Web Services
14 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
14 7 (15.56%) LINQ
14 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (13.33%) HTML5
15 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
15 6 (13.33%) PHP
15 6 (13.33%) Finance
16 5 (11.11%) CMS
16 5 (11.11%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 5 (11.11%) IIS
1 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (11.11%) DNN
2 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.44%) Kentico
3 2 (4.44%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Moodle
4 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.89%) DTS
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.22%) OLAP
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.22%) MS Access
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.67%) NUnit
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (4.44%) Selenium
4 2 (4.44%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Designer
6 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce Web Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET
3 20 (44.44%) HTML
4 16 (35.56%) CSS
5 15 (33.33%) XML
6 10 (22.22%) Ajax
7 9 (20.00%) WCF
8 8 (17.78%) .NET Framework
8 8 (17.78%) jQuery
9 7 (15.56%) ADO.NET
9 7 (15.56%) Web Services
9 7 (15.56%) LINQ
9 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (13.33%) HTML5
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (8.89%) REST
12 4 (8.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.44%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) MVC
1 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
2 3 (6.67%) Workflow
2 3 (6.67%) Scrum
2 3 (6.67%) Migration
2 3 (6.67%) Web Development
2 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 3 (6.67%) OO
2 3 (6.67%) Data Transformation
3 2 (4.44%) Load Testing
3 2 (4.44%) Security Testing
3 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
3 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
3 2 (4.44%) SOA
3 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.44%) CRM
3 2 (4.44%) Code Coverage
3 2 (4.44%) OOP
3 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) C#
2 28 (62.22%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.00%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) PHP
6 4 (8.89%) C++
6 4 (8.89%) VB
7 3 (6.67%) Ruby
7 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.44%) Python
8 2 (4.44%) Perl
8 2 (4.44%) C
9 1 (2.22%) VBScript
9 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) IIBA
2 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) EMIR
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 5 (11.11%) EPiServer
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Charles River
5 1 (2.22%) Metastorm
5 1 (2.22%) Open Text
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Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago