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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 117 107 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -35
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 27 17 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 0.71% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 1.86% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £295 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £213 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1169 916 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.63% 38.29% 40.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 467 629
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 87 144
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 +3 10 £165 -44.06% 10
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £425 +88.88% 10
Norfolk -6 6 £300 -7.69% 7
Hertfordshire -3 2 £325 - 5
Suffolk -21 2 £215 -18.86% 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 8
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England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (66.67%) C#
3 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
4 18 (35.29%) SQL
5 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 17 (33.33%) Windows
6 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 11 (21.57%) VB
8 11 (21.57%) MVC
9 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (17.65%) Ruby
9 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 9 (17.65%) Linux
9 9 (17.65%) Selenium
9 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (15.69%) JUnit
10 8 (15.69%) Perl
10 8 (15.69%) PHP
10 8 (15.69%) HTML
10 8 (15.69%) TDD
10 8 (15.69%) VB6
11 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (13.73%) jQuery
12 6 (11.76%) Redmine
12 6 (11.76%) Trac
12 6 (11.76%) Use Case
12 6 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
12 6 (11.76%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (3.92%) IIS
1 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (3.92%) Documentum
1 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) NAS
1 6 (11.76%) Firewall
1 6 (11.76%) Wireless
1 6 (11.76%) Broadband
1 6 (11.76%) DHCP
1 6 (11.76%) FTP
1 6 (11.76%) HTTP
1 6 (11.76%) Telnet
2 2 (3.92%) Intranet
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.88%) MS Access
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.96%) Ingres
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Selenium
2 8 (15.69%) JUnit
3 6 (11.76%) Redmine
3 6 (11.76%) Trac
3 6 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (11.76%) Bugzilla
3 6 (11.76%) JIRA
4 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.88%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.92%) NUnit
5 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.92%) MSTest
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.69%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (13.73%) C# Developer
4 7 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.88%) VB Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Programmer
7 3 (5.88%) Development Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Development Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 8 (15.69%) HTML
5 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (13.73%) jQuery
6 6 (11.76%) WinForms
6 6 (11.76%) Web Services
7 5 (9.80%) CSS
8 4 (7.84%) XML
8 4 (7.84%) WPF
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (5.88%) DHTML
10 2 (3.92%) XSLT
10 2 (3.92%) SOAP
10 2 (3.92%) NHibernate
10 2 (3.92%) LAMP
10 2 (3.92%) RESTful
10 2 (3.92%) Silverlight
10 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Firmware
2 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.92%) GIS
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) MVC
2 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) TDD
4 6 (11.76%) Use Case
4 6 (11.76%) Scrum
5 4 (7.84%) ITSM
5 4 (7.84%) Release Management
6 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Kanban
6 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (5.88%) Test-First Development
6 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) C#
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.57%) VB
5 9 (17.65%) Ruby
6 8 (15.69%) Perl
6 8 (15.69%) PHP
6 8 (15.69%) VB6
7 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 6 (11.76%) Java
8 5 (9.80%) VBA
9 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
10 3 (5.88%) C++
10 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.92%) ABAP
12 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) EMC
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix
3 2 (3.92%) NetApp
4 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
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