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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 117 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 21 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.69% 0.98% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 2.39% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 10
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £165 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £525 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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
1157 1256 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.24% 41.05% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 787 473
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 50 72
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.11 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% +0.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Norfolk +5 8 £300 +7.14%
Hertfordshire +5 5 £300 -7.69% 7
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £350 -17.64% 2
Essex -6 2 - - 9
Suffolk +3 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (47.50%) C#
3 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) VB
5 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
6 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (20.00%) VB6
6 8 (20.00%) SDLC
7 7 (17.50%) WCF
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (15.00%) MVC
8 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (15.00%) Web Services
8 6 (15.00%) Windows
8 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (15.00%) LDAP
8 6 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (12.50%) Perl
9 5 (12.50%) HTML
9 5 (12.50%) IIS
9 5 (12.50%) Workflow
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.50%) CISSP
9 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) Broadband
2 2 (5.00%) DHCP
2 2 (5.00%) FTP
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) Telnet
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Wireless
2 2 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.50%) WebFOCUS
3 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) Subversion
2 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.00%) NUnit
4 2 (5.00%) AccuRev
4 2 (5.00%) Redmine
4 2 (5.00%) Trac
4 2 (5.00%) JUnit
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
1 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) VB.NET Developer
2 11 (27.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) VB Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) VB6 Developer
4 3 (7.50%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Head of Data Management
5 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.00%) Programmer
5 2 (5.00%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) WCF
3 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.00%) Web Services
4 5 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (10.00%) SAML
5 4 (10.00%) XML
5 4 (10.00%) OAuth
5 4 (10.00%) XACML
5 4 (10.00%) SPML
5 4 (10.00%) OpenID
6 3 (7.50%) CSS
7 2 (5.00%) XML Schema
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.50%) XSLT
8 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) SDLC
2 6 (15.00%) MVC
3 5 (12.50%) Workflow
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) TDD
4 3 (7.50%) Data Transformation
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) Validation
5 2 (5.00%) Data Management
5 2 (5.00%) Use Case
5 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.00%) Time Management
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.00%) ETL
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) VB
5 8 (20.00%) VB6
6 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.50%) Perl
7 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 3 (7.50%) XMLA
8 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (5.00%) PHP
9 2 (5.00%) XQuery
9 2 (5.00%) Ruby
9 2 (5.00%) XPath
10 1 (2.50%) VBScript
10 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) CISSP
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago