The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 111 112 101
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 21 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.94% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 2.52% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 11
Average daily rate
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£313 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
933 1112 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.83% 37.43% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 622 469
Average daily rate £350 £351 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 94
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £26.09 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
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 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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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 +9 11 £225 -20.35% 5
Hertfordshire +3 8 £370 +2.17% 9
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £300 -4.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £485 - 2
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
3 24 (63.16%) C#
4 17 (44.74%) Web Services
5 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
5 15 (39.47%) HTML
5 15 (39.47%) SQL
5 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
6 13 (34.21%) XML
7 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (28.95%) Windows
9 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
9 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
9 10 (26.32%) WinForms
10 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
10 9 (23.68%) Workflow
11 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
12 7 (18.42%) FTP
12 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
12 7 (18.42%) WebFOCUS
12 7 (18.42%) WCF
12 7 (18.42%) Data Transformation
12 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (15.79%) MVC
13 6 (15.79%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (13.16%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) FTP
2 6 (15.79%) LDAP
3 2 (5.26%) NAS
3 2 (5.26%) Wireless
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) Telnet
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) Broadband
3 2 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (18.42%) WebFOCUS
4 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (13.16%) DTS
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (13.16%) AccuRev
4 3 (7.89%) Selenium
5 2 (5.26%) JIRA
5 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
5 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.26%) Trac
5 2 (5.26%) Redmine
5 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Automotive
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Report Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) VB Developer
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (5.26%) MI Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Graduate
8 1 (2.63%) Architect
8 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) Web Services
3 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
3 15 (39.47%) HTML
4 13 (34.21%) XML
5 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
5 10 (26.32%) WinForms
6 7 (18.42%) WCF
7 5 (13.16%) ADO.NET
7 5 (13.16%) DHTML
7 5 (13.16%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (13.16%) jQuery
8 4 (10.53%) WF
8 4 (10.53%) OAuth
8 4 (10.53%) XACML
8 4 (10.53%) SPML
8 4 (10.53%) OpenID
8 4 (10.53%) SAML
9 3 (7.89%) CSS
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) PKI
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Workflow
2 7 (18.42%) Data Transformation
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) MVC
4 5 (13.16%) Database Tuning
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Use Case
5 4 (10.53%) Time Management
5 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.63%) OO
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) OOD
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
5 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
6 5 (13.16%) VBScript
6 5 (13.16%) VB
6 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
6 5 (13.16%) VB6
7 3 (7.89%) VBA
8 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.26%) Java
8 2 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) CISSP
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) OCP
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
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