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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 182 187 147
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -40
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 20 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.49% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 1.15% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +113.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +12.76%
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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
2525 2960 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.74% 42.44% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2047 2300 1973
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.22 £14.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.69 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 28 (63.64%) C#
4 27 (61.36%) SQL
5 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET
6 14 (31.82%) Finance
6 14 (31.82%) HTML
7 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.27%) WCF
8 11 (25.00%) CSS
9 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (20.45%) XML
10 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
10 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
11 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
11 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.64%) Banking
12 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
12 6 (13.64%) VB
12 6 (13.64%) C++
12 6 (13.64%) IIS
12 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
13 5 (11.36%) MS Office
13 5 (11.36%) Web Services
13 5 (11.36%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (13.64%) IIS
2 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.55%) Drupal
4 2 (4.55%) DNN
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) Kentico
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.27%) Moodle
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (9.09%) DTS
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.27%) MySQL
9 1 (2.27%) MS Access
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.36%) NUnit
3 3 (6.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.27%) JUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Selenium
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Front Office
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.64%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (4.55%) RAD Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) CRM Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) VB Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET
3 14 (31.82%) HTML
4 12 (27.27%) WCF
5 11 (25.00%) CSS
6 9 (20.45%) XML
7 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.36%) Web Services
8 5 (11.36%) LINQ
8 5 (11.36%) jQuery
9 4 (9.09%) WPF
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (9.09%) Ajax
9 4 (9.09%) ADO.NET
10 3 (6.82%) HTML5
10 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (4.55%) Silverlight
11 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 2 (4.55%) REST
11 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.36%) Migration
2 5 (11.36%) MVC
3 4 (9.09%) Data Transformation
3 4 (9.09%) Scrum
3 4 (9.09%) CRM
3 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.82%) OO
4 3 (6.82%) Web Development
4 3 (6.82%) Refactoring
4 3 (6.82%) TDD
4 3 (6.82%) Web Design
5 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (4.55%) Kanban
5 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.55%) Analytics
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) C#
2 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.64%) VB
4 6 (13.64%) C++
5 5 (11.36%) VBA
6 3 (6.82%) Java
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.55%) R
7 2 (4.55%) VB6
7 2 (4.55%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) VBScript
8 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) MCITP
2 2 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.55%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.55%) Tableau
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) Charles River
5 1 (2.27%) Sage
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