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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 116 110 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 10 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.63% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.81% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 23
Average daily rate £310 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £262 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
834 884 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.55% 35.01% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 496 516
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 68 86
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £25.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £293 +11.42% 4
Norfolk - 3 £310 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £319 -
Hertfordshire -3 1 £300 -20.00% 1
Essex -8 1 £325 - 3
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) MVC
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (24.00%) SOAP
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.00%) REST
7 5 (20.00%) NHibernate
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.00%) WinForms
8 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (12.00%) VB
8 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
9 2 (8.00%) LINQ
9 2 (8.00%) VB6
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle
9 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 1 (4.00%) Firewall
10 1 (4.00%) Wireless
10 1 (4.00%) Telnet
10 1 (4.00%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) ADSL
1 1 (4.00%) Broadband
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) FTP
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
1 1 (4.00%) Telnet
1 1 (4.00%) VDSL
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Redmine
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Trac
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.00%) Automotive
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 22 (88.00%) .NET Developer
3 19 (76.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 16 (64.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (64.00%) C# Developer
4 16 (64.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (16.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) WinForms Developer
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) VB Developer
8 2 (8.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) jQuery
2 6 (24.00%) SOAP
2 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 5 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (12.00%) WinForms
5 2 (8.00%) LINQ
6 1 (4.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.00%) SDLC
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) VB6
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago