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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 154 182 164
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 38 19 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.32% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 0.76% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 33
Average daily rate
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£388 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £205 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
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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
2264 2497 2688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.73% 41.77% 41.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1836 1963 2082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 26
Average hourly rate £23.29 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.25 £13.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (53.33%) SQL
3 31 (51.67%) C#
4 29 (48.33%) SQL Server
5 23 (38.33%) Finance
6 19 (31.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (25.00%) WinForms
9 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
9 14 (23.33%) VB
10 13 (21.67%) XML
10 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (20.00%) HTML
11 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 11 (18.33%) WCF
13 10 (16.67%) VBA
13 10 (16.67%) Web Services
13 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 9 (15.00%) Windows
14 9 (15.00%) CSS
14 9 (15.00%) TDD
15 8 (13.33%) VB6
15 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
16 7 (11.67%) Java
16 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
16 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
16 7 (11.67%) SOA
16 7 (11.67%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
1 7 (11.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.67%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.67%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (1.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) DHCP
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (48.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.00%) MySQL
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.33%) OLAP
7 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.33%) QlikView
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.33%) SSDT
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.33%) Ant
3 2 (3.33%) JUnit
3 2 (3.33%) ERwin
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (5.00%) VBA Developer
8 3 (5.00%) VB6 Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) VB Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) WinForms
3 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
4 13 (21.67%) XML
5 12 (20.00%) HTML
6 11 (18.33%) WCF
7 10 (16.67%) Web Services
8 9 (15.00%) CSS
9 6 (10.00%) WPF
9 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.00%) J2EE
11 2 (3.33%) XSLT
11 2 (3.33%) JSP
11 2 (3.33%) SOAP
11 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
11 2 (3.33%) JSON
11 2 (3.33%) MDX
11 2 (3.33%) WF
11 2 (3.33%) jQuery
12 1 (1.67%) FBML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.33%) Clustering
2 2 (3.33%) NHS
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Open Source
2 2 (3.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.67%) Derivative
3 1 (1.67%) DTV
3 1 (1.67%) PMI
3 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.67%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (15.00%) TDD
4 7 (11.67%) SOA
5 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.00%) ETL
5 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.67%) Change Management
6 4 (6.67%) System Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Project Management
7 3 (5.00%) Service Management
7 3 (5.00%) MVC
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL
8 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 31 (51.67%) C#
3 14 (23.33%) VB
4 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.67%) VBA
6 8 (13.33%) VB6
7 7 (11.67%) Java
8 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (5.00%) VBScript
11 2 (3.33%) PHP
12 1 (1.67%) R
12 1 (1.67%) C
12 1 (1.67%) Perl
12 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
1 3 (5.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.67%) WMI
3 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.00%) Tableau
4 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 3 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) Splunk
6 1 (1.67%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.67%) Leostream
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.67%) Facebook
6 1 (1.67%) Aprimo
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) McAfee
6 1 (1.67%) CODA
6 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.67%) BT
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