The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 178 188 166
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 21 26 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.37% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.84% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 35
Average daily rate
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£338 £318 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% -25.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £196 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £399 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +6.55%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2451 3110 3050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.24% 43.89% 39.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1903 2390 2360
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 22
Average hourly rate £38.49 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £22.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.61 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 31 (70.45%) C#
3 27 (61.36%) SQL
4 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET
6 17 (38.64%) HTML
7 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 11 (25.00%) CSS
8 11 (25.00%) XML
9 10 (22.73%) Java
9 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 10 (22.73%) WCF
10 8 (18.18%) Windows
10 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
10 8 (18.18%) Ajax
10 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (15.91%) Finance
11 7 (15.91%) Web Services
12 6 (13.64%) PHP
12 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
12 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
12 6 (13.64%) Banking
12 6 (13.64%) LINQ
12 6 (13.64%) jQuery
12 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (11.36%) Degree
13 5 (11.36%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (6.82%) DNN
2 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) ColdFusion
3 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Kentico
4 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) GIMP
3 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.09%) DTS
5 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.27%) DB2
7 1 (2.27%) OLAP
7 1 (2.27%) MySQL
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.27%) MS Access
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (6.82%) NUnit
4 2 (4.55%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.55%) JUnit
4 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
4 4 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 17 (38.64%) HTML
4 11 (25.00%) CSS
4 11 (25.00%) XML
5 10 (22.73%) WCF
6 8 (18.18%) Ajax
7 7 (15.91%) Web Services
8 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 6 (13.64%) LINQ
8 6 (13.64%) jQuery
9 5 (11.36%) WinForms
10 4 (9.09%) ADO.NET
10 4 (9.09%) WF
10 4 (9.09%) Silverlight
10 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 3 (6.82%) REST
11 3 (6.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 4 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.55%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) UNIX
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
2 4 (9.09%) MVC
3 3 (6.82%) Data Transformation
3 3 (6.82%) Web Development
3 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
3 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
3 3 (6.82%) Scrum
3 3 (6.82%) Workflow
4 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.55%) SOA
4 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.55%) Code Coverage
4 2 (4.55%) CRM
4 2 (4.55%) OOP
4 2 (4.55%) OO
4 2 (4.55%) Load Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Security Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.27%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) C#
2 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (22.73%) Java
6 6 (13.64%) PHP
7 4 (9.09%) C++
7 4 (9.09%) VB
8 3 (6.82%) Ruby
9 2 (4.55%) Python
9 2 (4.55%) C
9 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.55%) Perl
10 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) IIBA
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) EMIR
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.82%) EPiServer
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Charles River
5 1 (2.27%) Software AG
5 1 (2.27%) Metastorm
5 1 (2.27%) Open Text
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