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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 165 178 201
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 43 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 0.86% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 16 21
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.88 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+91.53% -23.07%
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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
2620 2453 3110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.75% 42.26% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1904 2390
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 29
Average hourly rate £24.62 £38.49 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.05% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £14.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.25 £104.61 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (60.00%) C#
3 43 (57.33%) SQL Server
4 41 (54.67%) SQL
5 28 (37.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (33.33%) Finance
7 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
7 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 20 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (22.67%) VBA
10 17 (22.67%) Web Services
10 17 (22.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (21.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (18.67%) WCF
13 13 (17.33%) Visual Studio
13 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
13 13 (17.33%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (16.00%) HTML
14 12 (16.00%) VB
14 12 (16.00%) WinForms
14 12 (16.00%) TDD
14 12 (16.00%) Banking
15 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
15 11 (14.67%) Windows
16 10 (13.33%) Java
16 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
16 10 (13.33%) SDLC
17 9 (12.00%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.67%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (8.00%) IIS
4 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (57.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (37.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (22.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (17.33%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (9.33%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (9.33%) OLAP
7 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (6.67%) QlikView
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (6.67%) SSDT
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (4.00%) MySQL
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (17.33%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.67%) ERwin
4 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.67%) Ant
4 2 (2.67%) JUnit
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) Advertising
4 3 (4.00%) Back Office
5 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (74.67%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 9 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.33%) RAD Developer
9 4 (5.33%) VBA Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Web Applications Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) VB Developer
10 3 (4.00%) ETL Developer
10 3 (4.00%) VB6 Developer
11 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
3 17 (22.67%) Web Services
4 14 (18.67%) WCF
5 12 (16.00%) WinForms
5 12 (16.00%) HTML
6 9 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (12.00%) XML
7 8 (10.67%) CSS
7 8 (10.67%) MDX
8 7 (9.33%) WPF
9 3 (4.00%) J2EE
9 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.67%) HTML5
10 2 (2.67%) REST
10 2 (2.67%) Apache Thrift
10 2 (2.67%) WF
10 2 (2.67%) jQuery
10 2 (2.67%) JSP
10 2 (2.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.67%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.67%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.33%) DTV
5 1 (1.33%) PMI
5 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (16.00%) TDD
4 10 (13.33%) SDLC
5 8 (10.67%) SOA
5 8 (10.67%) Change Management
6 7 (9.33%) ETL
6 7 (9.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.00%) Scrum
8 5 (6.67%) MVC
8 5 (6.67%) RAD
8 5 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.33%) Memory Management
9 4 (5.33%) System Testing
9 4 (5.33%) ITIL
9 4 (5.33%) Project Management
9 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) C#
2 41 (54.67%) SQL
3 17 (22.67%) VBA
4 12 (16.00%) VB
5 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (13.33%) Java
7 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
9 7 (9.33%) VB6
10 5 (6.67%) Python
11 4 (5.33%) MATLAB
12 3 (4.00%) R
12 3 (4.00%) VBScript
12 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.67%) PHP
14 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.33%) MCSA
3 1 (1.33%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
1 2 (2.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 2 (2.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) SAP
4 4 (5.33%) Tableau
5 3 (4.00%) HP
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) Facebook
6 2 (2.67%) Splunk
7 1 (1.33%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.33%) Eloqua
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.33%) Google
7 1 (1.33%) Aprimo
7 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
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