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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 141 165 194
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +29
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 20 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.66% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 1.59% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 17
Median daily rate £334 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £489 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £38.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-58.70% +31.35%
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
1599 2263 2502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.00% 41.65% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 1825 1968
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.29 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -15.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £47.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 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 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 23 (71.88%) C#
4 20 (62.50%) SQL
5 15 (46.88%) Finance
6 12 (37.50%) VB
6 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (31.25%) Banking
8 10 (31.25%) .NET Framework
9 9 (28.13%) WinForms
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
9 9 (28.13%) XML
9 9 (28.13%) VBA
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle
10 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (25.00%) Investment Banking
11 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
11 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (18.75%) Windows
11 6 (18.75%) HTML
11 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
12 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (12.50%) TDD
12 4 (12.50%) VB6
12 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 4 (12.50%) OO
12 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
13 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.25%) MS Access
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.13%) Big Data
7 1 (3.13%) Data Mart
7 1 (3.13%) DB2
7 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 8 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 21 (65.63%) .NET Developer
3 15 (46.88%) C# Developer
4 14 (43.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (31.25%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (21.88%) SQL Developer
7 6 (18.75%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (15.63%) WinForms Developer
9 4 (12.50%) VB Developer
10 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
11 2 (6.25%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
12 1 (3.13%) CRM Technical Consultant
12 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 1 (3.13%) Excel VBA Developer
12 1 (3.13%) RAD Developer
12 1 (3.13%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) .NET Framework
3 9 (28.13%) WinForms
3 9 (28.13%) XML
4 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) jQuery
6 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) WPF
8 1 (3.13%) Ajax
8 1 (3.13%) AppFabric
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.13%) Classic ASP
8 1 (3.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (12.50%) OO
1 4 (12.50%) TDD
2 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
2 3 (9.38%) MVC
2 3 (9.38%) OOD
3 2 (6.25%) CRM
3 2 (6.25%) Document Management
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.13%) BDD
4 1 (3.13%) CAPI
4 1 (3.13%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (3.13%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) C#
2 20 (62.50%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) VB
4 9 (28.13%) VBA
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) VB6
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.38%) VBScript
7 2 (6.25%) Java
7 2 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
2 1 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Ambari
2 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) iManage
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos
4 1 (3.13%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) RedGate
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau