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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 109 117 84
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 19 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 0.78% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 2.04% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £395 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.10 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.95% -1.42%
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
897 1177 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.87% 38.30% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 644 468
Average daily rate £363 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 77 79
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Essex +14 13 £225 -35.71% 5
Hertfordshire +2 4 £425 +30.76% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £300 -4.00% 5
Bedfordshire - 1 £485 -
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (65.71%) SQL Server
3 21 (60.00%) C#
4 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET
5 16 (45.71%) SQL
5 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
6 15 (42.86%) HTML
6 15 (42.86%) XML
7 12 (34.29%) WinForms
7 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (34.29%) Windows
7 12 (34.29%) Web Services
8 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
9 10 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
9 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (20.00%) FTP
10 7 (20.00%) Data Transformation
10 7 (20.00%) WebFOCUS
10 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (17.14%) VB6
11 6 (17.14%) MVC
11 6 (17.14%) VB
12 5 (14.29%) VBScript
12 5 (14.29%) DHTML
12 5 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (14.29%) ADO.NET
12 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (14.29%) DTS

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) Telnet
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
2 2 (5.71%) NAS
2 2 (5.71%) Broadband
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 7 (20.00%) WebFOCUS
3 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (14.29%) DTS
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (14.29%) AccuRev
3 3 (8.57%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.71%) Redmine
4 2 (5.71%) Trac
5 1 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Automotive
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Report Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.43%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) VB Developer
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) MI Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.71%) VB6 Developer
9 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Graduate
9 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET
3 15 (42.86%) XML
3 15 (42.86%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) WinForms
4 12 (34.29%) Web Services
5 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
6 5 (14.29%) WF
6 5 (14.29%) jQuery
6 5 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (14.29%) DHTML
6 5 (14.29%) ADO.NET
7 3 (8.57%) CSS
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (8.57%) AppFabric
8 2 (5.71%) Ajax
9 1 (2.86%) WCF
9 1 (2.86%) WPF
9 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) STB
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 6 (17.14%) MVC
3 5 (14.29%) Workflow
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (14.29%) Time Management
3 5 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Use Case
6 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.86%) OO
7 1 (2.86%) CRM
7 1 (2.86%) OOD
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) C#
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) VB
4 6 (17.14%) VB6
5 5 (14.29%) VBScript
6 3 (8.57%) VBA
6 3 (8.57%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) PHP
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby
7 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) OCP
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
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