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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 164 167 183
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.90% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 22
Median daily rate £388 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £279 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +17.85%
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
1688 2224 2494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.44% 47.23% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1861 1939
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -21.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £23.75 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £37.50 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
3 20 (74.07%) C#
3 20 (74.07%) SQL
4 12 (44.44%) WinForms
5 11 (40.74%) Finance
5 11 (40.74%) VB
6 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (29.63%) Banking
9 7 (25.93%) VBA
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
10 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
10 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (22.22%) XML
11 5 (18.52%) HTML
11 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (14.81%) TDD
12 4 (14.81%) VB6
12 4 (14.81%) Front Office
12 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
13 3 (11.11%) Windows
13 3 (11.11%) OO
13 3 (11.11%) SharePoint

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.41%) MS Access
6 1 (3.70%) Data Mart
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) DB2
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSTest
1 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
1 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 4 (14.81%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 19 (70.37%) .NET Developer
3 13 (48.15%) C# Developer
4 12 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
5 7 (25.93%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (18.52%) WinForms Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) VB Developer
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) VB6 Developer
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (3.70%) Domino Developer
9 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Database Developer
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) WinForms
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (22.22%) XML
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (7.41%) CSS
7 2 (7.41%) HTML5
7 2 (7.41%) WPF
8 1 (3.70%) Ajax
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (3.70%) CSS3
8 1 (3.70%) DHTML
8 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (3.70%) MSMQ
8 1 (3.70%) RESTful
8 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) TDD
3 3 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) BDD
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) SOLID
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C#
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) VB
3 7 (25.93%) VBA
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) VB6
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Lotus
2 1 (3.70%) RedGate
2 1 (3.70%) Sun