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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 112 95 69
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -26
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 16 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 1.45% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 3.60% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.17 £11.15
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +197.48%
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
904 916 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.34% 40.16% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 499 529
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 88 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.80 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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 30 January 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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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
Hertfordshire 0 11 £375 +15.38% 3
Essex +5 4 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -13 1 £263 -19.23% 3
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (86.79%) C#
3 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
3 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET
4 24 (45.28%) SQL
5 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
5 21 (39.62%) Windows
6 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
7 18 (33.96%) XML
7 18 (33.96%) .NET Framework
8 15 (28.30%) MVC
9 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
9 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (24.53%) Web Services
10 13 (24.53%) WinForms
11 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (18.87%) HTML
13 10 (18.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (16.98%) jQuery
14 9 (16.98%) VB
14 9 (16.98%) FTP
15 8 (15.09%) VB6
15 8 (15.09%) Scrum
15 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (13.21%) Workflow
16 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
16 7 (13.21%) ADO.NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.32%) IIS
3 5 (9.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.89%) CICS
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) FTP
2 5 (9.43%) NAS
2 5 (9.43%) Broadband
2 5 (9.43%) DHCP
2 5 (9.43%) Wireless
3 4 (7.55%) Telnet
3 4 (7.55%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) HTTP
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (9.43%) DTS
6 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.89%) QlikView
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.89%) IDMS
8 1 (1.89%) Ingres
8 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.89%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (1.89%) DB2
8 1 (1.89%) MySQL
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (9.43%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) Redmine
3 1 (1.89%) Trac
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (69.81%) Developer
2 25 (47.17%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Applications Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Programmer
7 2 (3.77%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.89%) IT Support
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Programmer
8 1 (1.89%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET
3 18 (33.96%) XML
3 18 (33.96%) .NET Framework
4 13 (24.53%) Web Services
4 13 (24.53%) WinForms
5 10 (18.87%) HTML
6 9 (16.98%) jQuery
7 7 (13.21%) ADO.NET
8 5 (9.43%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.43%) WF
8 5 (9.43%) DHTML
8 5 (9.43%) Ajax
8 5 (9.43%) WCF
9 4 (7.55%) CSS
9 4 (7.55%) AppFabric
10 3 (5.66%) WPF
11 2 (3.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) STB
3 4 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.89%) OpenVMS
6 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) MVC
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) Scrum
4 7 (13.21%) Workflow
5 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.43%) Data Governance
6 5 (9.43%) Master Data Management
6 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.43%) Database Tuning
6 5 (9.43%) Data Architecture
6 5 (9.43%) Time Management
6 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.43%) UML
6 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.43%) Data Management
6 5 (9.43%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.55%) SOA
7 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) C#
2 24 (45.28%) SQL
3 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
4 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
5 9 (16.98%) VB
6 8 (15.09%) VB6
7 6 (11.32%) VBA
7 6 (11.32%) PHP
8 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
8 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
8 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
8 5 (9.43%) Perl
8 5 (9.43%) VBScript
8 5 (9.43%) Python
8 5 (9.43%) Ruby
9 3 (5.66%) Java
10 1 (1.89%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) OCP
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.89%) MCP
2 1 (1.89%) HNC
2 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Firmware
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.89%) Red Gate
3 1 (1.89%) Tableau
3 1 (1.89%) Cognos
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco
3 1 (1.89%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.89%) Telerik