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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 114 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 32 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.05% 0.88% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 2.23% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £194 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £323 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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
1250 943 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 41.05% 39.51% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 481 638
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 77 120
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.78 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
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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 -4 9 £338 +12.50% 5
Norfolk -5 9 £275 -15.38% 4
Suffolk +3 5 £550 +107.54% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £400 +36.17% 7
Hertfordshire -22 4 £250 -1.96% 4
Bedfordshire -21 1 £325 - 2
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (73.77%) C#
3 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
4 25 (40.98%) Windows
5 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
6 21 (34.43%) SQL
7 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET
8 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
8 16 (26.23%) MVC
9 15 (24.59%) .NET Framework
10 13 (21.31%) PHP
11 12 (19.67%) HTML
11 12 (19.67%) Ruby
11 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (19.67%) Selenium
12 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (18.03%) Perl
12 11 (18.03%) VB
12 11 (18.03%) Linux
13 9 (14.75%) CSS
13 9 (14.75%) DHCP
13 9 (14.75%) Broadband
13 9 (14.75%) Scrum
13 9 (14.75%) Wireless
13 9 (14.75%) Firmware
13 9 (14.75%) NAS
13 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
13 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
14 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (11.48%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.92%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.28%) Documentum
6 1 (1.64%) CICS
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) DHCP
1 9 (14.75%) Broadband
1 9 (14.75%) Wireless
1 9 (14.75%) NAS
2 8 (13.11%) Telnet
2 8 (13.11%) Firewall
2 8 (13.11%) FTP
2 8 (13.11%) HTTP
3 2 (3.28%) Intranet
3 2 (3.28%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) VPN
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.92%) Big Data
7 2 (3.28%) Ingres
8 1 (1.64%) MS Access
8 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.64%) DTS
8 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.64%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (1.64%) DB2
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.64%) QlikView
8 1 (1.64%) IDMS
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Selenium
2 8 (13.11%) JUnit
3 6 (9.84%) Redmine
3 6 (9.84%) Trac
3 6 (9.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (9.84%) JIRA
3 6 (9.84%) Bugzilla
4 3 (4.92%) FitNesse
4 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Back Office
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Developer
2 20 (32.79%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Programmer
4 6 (9.84%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Tester
5 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Applications Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Automation Tester
5 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Developer
7 3 (4.92%) VB Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET
3 15 (24.59%) .NET Framework
4 12 (19.67%) HTML
5 9 (14.75%) CSS
6 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (13.11%) jQuery
7 5 (8.20%) Web Services
7 5 (8.20%) WPF
8 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (6.56%) WinForms
9 3 (4.92%) XML
9 3 (4.92%) WCF
9 3 (4.92%) Ajax
10 2 (3.28%) HTML5
10 2 (3.28%) RESTful
10 2 (3.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Firmware
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) STB
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 3 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) GIS
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Linux
3 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.20%) UNIX
5 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.64%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) MVC
2 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.75%) Scrum
4 7 (11.48%) TDD
5 6 (9.84%) Functional Testing
5 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
5 6 (9.84%) Use Case
6 5 (8.20%) UML
6 5 (8.20%) Data Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Data Management
6 5 (8.20%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Master Data Management
6 5 (8.20%) Data Governance
7 4 (6.56%) Coaching
7 4 (6.56%) ITSM
7 4 (6.56%) OO
7 4 (6.56%) SOA
8 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.92%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 45 (73.77%) C#
2 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
3 21 (34.43%) SQL
4 13 (21.31%) PHP
5 12 (19.67%) Ruby
6 11 (18.03%) Perl
6 11 (18.03%) VB
7 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
7 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
8 8 (13.11%) PL/SQL
9 7 (11.48%) VBA
10 6 (9.84%) VB6
10 6 (9.84%) Java
10 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.92%) Python
11 3 (4.92%) C++
11 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
12 2 (3.28%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) HNC
2 2 (3.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
1 3 (4.92%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) XenApp
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) NetApp
3 2 (3.28%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.28%) Cognos
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
3 2 (3.28%) EMC
3 2 (3.28%) Citrix
4 1 (1.64%) Actuate
4 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.64%) Telerik
4 1 (1.64%) Tableau
4 1 (1.64%) Red Gate
Norwich, Norfolk
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