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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 126 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 23 36 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 1.56% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 4.01% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 21
Average daily rate £313 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £463 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1210 897 1331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.57% 38.90% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 496 664
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 74 127
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.40 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £25.50 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £47.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -7 10 £300 +17.64% 2
Norfolk +1 5 - - 5
Cambridgeshire -12 5 £313 -3.84% 5
Essex -17 3 £350 +22.27% 5
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 5
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (67.24%) SQL Server
3 35 (60.34%) C#
4 30 (51.72%) ASP.NET
5 26 (44.83%) SQL
6 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
7 18 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (22.41%) XML
8 13 (22.41%) Windows
9 12 (20.69%) VB
10 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
10 11 (18.97%) MVC
11 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
11 10 (17.24%) VB6
11 10 (17.24%) T-SQL
12 9 (15.52%) Web Services
12 9 (15.52%) WinForms
13 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (13.79%) Scrum
13 8 (13.79%) Visual Studio
13 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (12.07%) jQuery
14 7 (12.07%) Java
15 6 (10.34%) HTML
15 6 (10.34%) MS Office
15 6 (10.34%) ADO.NET
15 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (8.62%) XSLT
16 5 (8.62%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.72%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
1 1 (1.72%) LAN
1 1 (1.72%) WAN
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.72%) VPN
1 1 (1.72%) DNS
1 1 (1.72%) SAN
1 1 (1.72%) Intranet
1 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (67.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.45%) MS Access
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.72%) MySQL
8 1 (1.72%) DB2
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.72%) DTS
8 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Visual Studio
1 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.45%) MSTest
3 2 (3.45%) NUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.72%) Redmine
General
1 4 (6.90%) Back Office
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (75.86%) Developer
2 26 (44.83%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.41%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (18.97%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Graduate
5 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Development Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.17%) VB Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Development Manager
7 2 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (51.72%) ASP.NET
3 13 (22.41%) XML
4 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.52%) Web Services
5 9 (15.52%) WinForms
6 7 (12.07%) jQuery
7 6 (10.34%) HTML
7 6 (10.34%) ADO.NET
8 5 (8.62%) XSLT
8 5 (8.62%) SOAP
9 4 (6.90%) WCF
9 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (6.90%) DHTML
10 3 (5.17%) CSS
10 3 (5.17%) Silverlight
11 2 (3.45%) Ajax
11 2 (3.45%) NHibernate
11 2 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) AIX
4 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) MVC
2 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.79%) Scrum
3 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.17%) UML
5 3 (5.17%) Release Management
6 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.45%) OO
6 2 (3.45%) ITIL
6 2 (3.45%) Workflow
6 2 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (1.72%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.72%) Data Management
7 1 (1.72%) Information Management
7 1 (1.72%) ITSM
7 1 (1.72%) Security Management
7 1 (1.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) C#
2 26 (44.83%) SQL
3 12 (20.69%) VB
4 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.24%) VB6
5 10 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 7 (12.07%) Java
7 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.45%) VBA
8 2 (3.45%) Perl
9 1 (1.72%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) HL7
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) VMware
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.72%) IBM
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