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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 116 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 31 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 0.89% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 2.18% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £385 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -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
1225 965 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.43% 40.73% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 489 631
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 80 115
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -0.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Norfolk -9 9 £275 -15.38% 2
Essex -8 8 £338 +8.00% 4
Suffolk +6 5 £550 +130.36% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 4 £325 -13.33% 5
Hertfordshire -22 4 £205 -19.60% 7
Bedfordshire -15 1 £325 - 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
4 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
4 23 (37.70%) Windows
5 21 (34.43%) SQL
6 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET
7 17 (27.87%) 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%) Selenium
11 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (19.67%) Ruby
12 11 (18.03%) Perl
12 11 (18.03%) Linux
13 10 (16.39%) VB
14 9 (14.75%) CSS
14 9 (14.75%) DHCP
14 9 (14.75%) Broadband
14 9 (14.75%) Scrum
14 9 (14.75%) Wireless
14 9 (14.75%) Firmware
14 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (14.75%) jQuery
14 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
14 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (14.75%) NAS
14 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.92%) Big Data
6 2 (3.28%) Ingres
7 1 (1.64%) DB2
7 1 (1.64%) MS Access
7 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.64%) DTS
7 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.64%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.64%) IDMS
7 1 (1.64%) QlikView
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Selenium
2 8 (13.11%) JUnit
3 6 (9.84%) JIRA
3 6 (9.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (9.84%) Redmine
3 6 (9.84%) Trac
3 6 (9.84%) Bugzilla
4 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.92%) FitNesse
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
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.48%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Programmer
4 6 (9.84%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Tester
5 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Automation Tester
5 5 (8.20%) Applications Architect
6 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.92%) VB Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Systems 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%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET
3 15 (24.59%) .NET Framework
4 12 (19.67%) HTML
5 9 (14.75%) CSS
5 9 (14.75%) jQuery
6 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (9.84%) Web Services
8 5 (8.20%) WPF
9 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (6.56%) WinForms
9 4 (6.56%) XML
10 3 (4.92%) WCF
10 3 (4.92%) Ajax
11 2 (3.28%) RESTful
11 2 (3.28%) HTML5
11 2 (3.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (3.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) User Experience
2 3 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.92%) STB
3 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.28%) GIS
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) 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%) Use Case
5 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
5 6 (9.84%) Functional Testing
6 5 (8.20%) UML
6 5 (8.20%) Master Data Management
6 5 (8.20%) Data Governance
6 5 (8.20%) Data Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Data Management
6 5 (8.20%) Zachman Framework
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%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (73.77%) C#
2 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 21 (34.43%) SQL
4 13 (21.31%) PHP
5 12 (19.67%) Ruby
6 11 (18.03%) Perl
7 10 (16.39%) VB
8 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
8 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
9 8 (13.11%) PL/SQL
10 7 (11.48%) VBA
11 6 (9.84%) VB6
11 6 (9.84%) Java
11 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
12 3 (4.92%) C++
12 3 (4.92%) Python
12 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
13 2 (3.28%) ABAP
14 1 (1.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) HNC
2 2 (3.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Firmware
2 2 (3.28%) XenApp
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) NetApp
3 2 (3.28%) Cognos
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
3 2 (3.28%) EMC
3 2 (3.28%) Citrix
3 2 (3.28%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.64%) Actuate
4 1 (1.64%) Tableau
4 1 (1.64%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.64%) Telerik
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