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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 107 105 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 18 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.94% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 2.34% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £360 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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
883 1070 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.78% 40.39% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 586 511
Average daily rate £351 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 81 60
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £23.20 £27.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +4 10 £375 +15.38% 4
Essex +13 7 £219 -37.50% 8
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 - 4
Bedfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - - 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (80.85%) C#
3 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
4 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
5 22 (46.81%) SQL
6 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
7 19 (40.43%) XML
8 18 (38.30%) Windows
9 15 (31.91%) .NET Framework
10 14 (29.79%) WinForms
10 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
10 14 (29.79%) Web Services
11 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
12 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (23.40%) HTML
13 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (21.28%) MVC
15 9 (19.15%) jQuery
16 8 (17.02%) VB6
16 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (17.02%) VB
17 7 (14.89%) ADO.NET
17 7 (14.89%) FTP
17 7 (14.89%) Workflow
17 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (12.77%) WF
18 6 (12.77%) Time Management
18 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (10.64%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) FTP
2 3 (6.38%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) NAS
3 2 (4.26%) Wireless
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) Telnet
3 2 (4.26%) Broadband
3 2 (4.26%) HTTP
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (10.64%) DTS
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (8.51%) WebFOCUS
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.13%) MySQL
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (6.38%) AccuRev
4 2 (4.26%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.13%) Trac
5 1 (2.13%) Redmine
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Developer
2 24 (51.06%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) MI Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
3 19 (40.43%) XML
4 15 (31.91%) .NET Framework
5 14 (29.79%) WinForms
5 14 (29.79%) Web Services
6 11 (23.40%) HTML
7 9 (19.15%) jQuery
8 7 (14.89%) ADO.NET
9 6 (12.77%) WF
10 5 (10.64%) DHTML
10 5 (10.64%) WCF
10 5 (10.64%) Ajax
10 5 (10.64%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (8.51%) AppFabric
12 3 (6.38%) WPF
12 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (4.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) STB
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) MVC
2 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) Workflow
4 6 (12.77%) Time Management
4 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.64%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.64%) Database Tuning
6 4 (8.51%) Data Transformation
7 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.26%) Data Governance
8 2 (4.26%) Master Data Management
8 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Data Management
8 2 (4.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) C#
2 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
5 8 (17.02%) VB6
5 8 (17.02%) VB
6 5 (10.64%) VBScript
7 4 (8.51%) VBA
8 3 (6.38%) Java
9 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.26%) Ruby
9 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.26%) Python
9 2 (4.26%) Perl
9 2 (4.26%) PHP
10 1 (2.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) OCP
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.13%) MCP
2 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) IBM
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.13%) DevExpress
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 21 days ago