The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 184 149 176
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +27
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 26 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.77% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 1.88% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 41
Average daily rate £400 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2740 2559 2912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.45% 41.06% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 2001 2138
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 27
Average hourly rate £30.34 £47.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.12% +86.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £16.69 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.00 £72.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB.NET
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (76.27%) SQL
3 36 (61.02%) SQL Server
4 28 (47.46%) C#
4 28 (47.46%) HTML
5 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
6 19 (32.20%) Windows
7 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
9 16 (27.12%) Finance
10 14 (23.73%) T-SQL
10 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 14 (23.73%) DV Cleared
10 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
11 13 (22.03%) CSS
12 12 (20.34%) Java
13 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
14 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
15 9 (15.25%) IIS
16 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (13.56%) XML
16 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (13.56%) jQuery
16 8 (13.56%) WCF
17 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
17 7 (11.86%) Degree
17 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (11.86%) C++
17 7 (11.86%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (15.25%) IIS
2 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) DNN
3 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) ZaiNet
1 4 (6.78%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
1 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (61.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.69%) DTS
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.69%) DB2
6 1 (1.69%) OLAP
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.69%) NUnit
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.69%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Legal
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (69.49%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) SQL Developer
3 9 (15.25%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.08%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (47.46%) HTML
3 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
4 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 13 (22.03%) CSS
6 8 (13.56%) XML
6 8 (13.56%) jQuery
6 8 (13.56%) WCF
7 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
7 7 (11.86%) Ajax
8 6 (10.17%) Web Services
9 5 (8.47%) WinForms
9 5 (8.47%) LINQ
10 4 (6.78%) JSON
10 4 (6.78%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (6.78%) SOAP
11 3 (5.08%) ADO.NET
11 3 (5.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (3.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Derivative
3 2 (3.39%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis
1 6 (10.17%) MVC
1 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
2 4 (6.78%) ETRM
2 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
2 4 (6.78%) CRM
2 4 (6.78%) ETL
2 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (5.08%) Data Transformation
3 3 (5.08%) Web Development
3 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.39%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.39%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (3.39%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (76.27%) SQL
2 28 (47.46%) C#
3 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
4 14 (23.73%) T-SQL
5 12 (20.34%) Java
6 7 (11.86%) C++
6 7 (11.86%) PHP
7 4 (6.78%) VB
7 4 (6.78%) VBA
8 3 (5.08%) C
8 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.08%) Perl
8 3 (5.08%) VB6
9 2 (3.39%) Ruby
9 2 (3.39%) VC++
9 2 (3.39%) Python
10 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) DV Cleared
1 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) Degree
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.08%) CEH
5 2 (3.39%) MCITP
5 2 (3.39%) MCTS
5 2 (3.39%) MCSD
6 1 (1.69%) ISEB
6 1 (1.69%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Trayport
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.39%) Remedy
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Software AG
5 1 (1.69%) Open Text
5 1 (1.69%) Metastorm
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