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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 164 167 152
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 22 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.57% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.30% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 36
Average daily rate
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£363 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.82% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £271 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £87.50 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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
2300 2531 2371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.12% 43.35% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1881 1891 1864
Average daily rate £475 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 33
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £27.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £147.50 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 28 (63.64%) C#
3 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
4 26 (59.09%) SQL
5 21 (47.73%) Finance
6 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
7 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 10 (22.73%) HTML
9 9 (20.45%) XML
9 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (20.45%) WCF
10 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (15.91%) Banking
10 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
10 7 (15.91%) VB
10 7 (15.91%) VBA
10 7 (15.91%) CSS
11 6 (13.64%) Windows
11 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.64%) TDD
11 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
11 6 (13.64%) WinForms
11 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (11.36%) MVC
12 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Drupal
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.27%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) DHCP
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (6.82%) MySQL
8 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (6.82%) NUnit
4 2 (4.55%) Ant
4 2 (4.55%) JUnit
4 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.27%) MSI
5 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Front Office
4 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (20.45%) VB.NET Developer
5 8 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Data Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Business Data Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Senior VB.NET Developer
9 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) VB Developer
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (4.55%) VB6 Developer
10 2 (4.55%) RAD Developer
11 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
3 10 (22.73%) HTML
4 9 (20.45%) XML
4 9 (20.45%) WCF
5 7 (15.91%) CSS
6 6 (13.64%) WinForms
7 4 (9.09%) jQuery
7 4 (9.09%) WPF
8 2 (4.55%) JSP
8 2 (4.55%) SOAP
8 2 (4.55%) Web Services
8 2 (4.55%) Classic ASP
8 2 (4.55%) XSLT
8 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.55%) JSON
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.27%) SignalR
9 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.64%) TDD
2 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
2 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (11.36%) MVC
3 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.09%) CRM
4 4 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 3 (6.82%) Analytics
5 3 (6.82%) Web Development
5 3 (6.82%) Workflow Management
5 3 (6.82%) Web Design
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) Workflow
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) UML
6 2 (4.55%) OO
6 2 (4.55%) RAD
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) C#
2 26 (59.09%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
4 7 (15.91%) VB
4 7 (15.91%) VBA
5 5 (11.36%) C++
6 4 (9.09%) Java
6 4 (9.09%) VB6
7 3 (6.82%) R
7 3 (6.82%) Perl
8 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.27%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) VBScript
9 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) MCTS
2 2 (4.55%) MCITP
2 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
1 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.27%) WMI
2 1 (2.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Tableau
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) HP
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (2.27%) Leostream
4 1 (2.27%) F5
4 1 (2.27%) Facebook
4 1 (2.27%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.27%) Dell
4 1 (2.27%) BT
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) CODA
4 1 (2.27%) Sage
4 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.27%) McAfee
4 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.27%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
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