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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 150 165 180
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 14 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.78% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 1.75% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 42 15
Median daily rate £330 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £293
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
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
1679 2636 2458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.24% 44.50% 42.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1438 2167 1900
Median daily rate £475 £475 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.83 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.01% -23.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
3 22 (73.33%) C#
4 21 (70.00%) SQL
5 13 (43.33%) Finance
5 13 (43.33%) WinForms
6 11 (36.67%) VB
7 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 9 (30.00%) Banking
9 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (26.67%) XML
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 7 (23.33%) Oracle
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
10 7 (23.33%) Investment Banking
11 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (20.00%) TDD
11 6 (20.00%) VBA
11 6 (20.00%) HTML
12 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
12 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
13 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (13.33%) MVC
13 4 (13.33%) VB6
13 4 (13.33%) HTML5
13 4 (13.33%) CSS
13 4 (13.33%) OO
13 4 (13.33%) Windows

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) MS Access
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) Data Mart
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) DB2
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) MSTest
2 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Front Office
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 21 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
4 12 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (26.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Developer
7 5 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
8 4 (13.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 4 (13.33%) VB Developer
9 2 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (6.67%) Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Programmer
9 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.67%) VB6 Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Access Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Consultant
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Report Analyst
10 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) WinForms
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (26.67%) XML
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (13.33%) CSS
6 4 (13.33%) HTML5
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (10.00%) CSS3
7 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (10.00%) jQuery
7 3 (10.00%) WPF
8 2 (6.67%) Ajax
8 2 (6.67%) WCF
8 2 (6.67%) Web Services
9 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
9 1 (3.33%) DHTML
9 1 (3.33%) LINQ
9 1 (3.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (13.33%) MVC
2 4 (13.33%) OO
3 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) BDD
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.33%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.33%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) SOLID
5 1 (3.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) C#
2 21 (70.00%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) VB
4 6 (20.00%) VBA
5 4 (13.33%) VB6
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.33%) Java
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) RedGate
3 1 (3.33%) Sun
3 1 (3.33%) Sybase
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago