The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 East of England 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 115 108 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 28 17 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 0.71% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.40% 1.84% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £295 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +6.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £179 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +6.55%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1169 925 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.62% 38.88% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 475 619
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 82 141
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.44 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the East of England region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the East of England region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +5 11 £165 -44.06% 9
Norfolk -4 7 £290 -10.76% 7
Cambridgeshire -11 6 £425 +88.88% 12
Hertfordshire -3 2 £325 +54.76% 6
Suffolk -16 2 £215 -18.86% 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 5
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (69.23%) C#
3 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (34.62%) SQL
4 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
4 18 (34.62%) Windows
5 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
6 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (21.15%) VB
7 11 (21.15%) MVC
8 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (17.31%) Ruby
8 9 (17.31%) PHP
8 9 (17.31%) HTML
8 9 (17.31%) Linux
8 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
8 9 (17.31%) Selenium
8 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (15.38%) Perl
9 8 (15.38%) JUnit
9 8 (15.38%) TDD
10 7 (13.46%) VB6
10 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (13.46%) jQuery
11 6 (11.54%) Use Case
11 6 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
11 6 (11.54%) JIRA
11 6 (11.54%) Redmine
11 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (3.85%) IIS
1 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.85%) Documentum
1 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) NAS
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
1 6 (11.54%) Wireless
1 6 (11.54%) Broadband
1 6 (11.54%) DHCP
1 6 (11.54%) FTP
1 6 (11.54%) HTTP
1 6 (11.54%) Telnet
2 2 (3.85%) Intranet
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) MS Access
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) Ingres
5 1 (1.92%) DTS
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Selenium
2 8 (15.38%) JUnit
3 6 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (11.54%) JIRA
3 6 (11.54%) Redmine
3 6 (11.54%) Trac
3 6 (11.54%) Bugzilla
4 3 (5.77%) FitNesse
4 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) NUnit
5 2 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.85%) MSTest
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (5.77%) Back Office
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
4 7 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Programmer
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Tester
7 3 (5.77%) VB Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (17.31%) HTML
3 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
4 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (13.46%) jQuery
5 6 (11.54%) CSS
5 6 (11.54%) Web Services
6 5 (9.62%) WinForms
7 4 (7.69%) XML
7 4 (7.69%) WPF
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (5.77%) DHTML
9 2 (3.85%) LAMP
9 2 (3.85%) NHibernate
9 2 (3.85%) SOAP
9 2 (3.85%) XSLT
9 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Firmware
2 2 (3.85%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) UNIX
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) MVC
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) TDD
4 6 (11.54%) Use Case
4 6 (11.54%) Scrum
5 4 (7.69%) ITSM
5 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.77%) Kanban
6 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.77%) Release Management
6 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) OO
6 3 (5.77%) Test-First Development
6 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (3.85%) Service Management
7 2 (3.85%) Process Management
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) C#
2 18 (34.62%) SQL
3 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.15%) VB
5 9 (17.31%) Ruby
5 9 (17.31%) PHP
6 8 (15.38%) Perl
7 7 (13.46%) VB6
8 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
8 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
8 6 (11.54%) Java
9 5 (9.62%) VBA
10 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
10 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
11 3 (5.77%) C++
12 2 (3.85%) ABAP
12 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) HNC
2 1 (1.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) NetApp
3 2 (3.85%) EMC
3 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.92%) Actuate
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) Cognos
4 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
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