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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 142 161 185
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +24
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 22 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.68% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.58% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 16
Median daily rate £330 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.76% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £289
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +32.81%
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
1634 2473 2445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.54% 43.08% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 2035 1912
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Median hourly rate £53.00 £24.23 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.73% -11.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.72 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
3 25 (73.53%) C#
4 23 (67.65%) SQL
5 16 (47.06%) Finance
6 13 (38.24%) WinForms
6 13 (38.24%) VB
7 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
8 11 (32.35%) Banking
8 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (29.41%) XML
10 9 (26.47%) VBA
10 9 (26.47%) Oracle
10 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
10 9 (26.47%) Investment Banking
11 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
11 8 (23.53%) HTML
11 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
13 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (17.65%) TDD
14 5 (14.71%) Windows
14 5 (14.71%) OO
15 4 (11.76%) CSS
15 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
15 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (11.76%) MVC
15 4 (11.76%) VB6

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 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.88%) MS Access
6 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.94%) Big Data
7 1 (2.94%) Data Mart
7 1 (2.94%) DB2
7 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.94%) MySQL
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) MSTest
2 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Banking
3 9 (26.47%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 24 (70.59%) .NET Developer
3 16 (47.06%) C# Developer
4 15 (44.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (26.47%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Developer
7 5 (14.71%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 5 (14.71%) WinForms Developer
8 4 (11.76%) VB Developer
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
10 2 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (5.88%) Analyst
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.88%) Programmer
10 2 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Excel Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Python Programmer
11 1 (2.94%) Senior Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (38.24%) WinForms
3 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
4 10 (29.41%) XML
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 8 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (11.76%) CSS
6 4 (11.76%) HTML5
6 4 (11.76%) jQuery
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (8.82%) CSS3
7 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.82%) WPF
8 2 (5.88%) Ajax
8 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.88%) WCF
8 2 (5.88%) Web Services
9 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.94%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (17.65%) TDD
2 5 (14.71%) OO
3 4 (11.76%) MVC
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) BDD
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) OOD
5 2 (5.88%) SDLC
5 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (2.94%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (2.94%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C#
2 23 (67.65%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) VB
4 9 (26.47%) VBA
5 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.76%) VB6
6 2 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) R
7 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ambari
1 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Cognos
2 1 (2.94%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) iManage
2 1 (2.94%) RedGate
2 1 (2.94%) Sun
2 1 (2.94%) Sybase
2 1 (2.94%) Tableau
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago