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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 120 113 125
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 9 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.75% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 1.92% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 19
Median daily rate £225 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% -8.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £333 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +18.70%
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
969 1094 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 39.03% 38.88% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 598 805
Median daily rate £375 £360 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 83 47
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +18 6 - - 6
Hertfordshire +2 3 £225 -30.76% 3
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle ADF
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
5 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
6 5 (26.32%) Change Management
6 5 (26.32%) ITSM
6 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.79%) CSS
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (10.53%) Blue Prism

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Documentum
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (10.53%) VB Developer
5 2 (10.53%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle ADF
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) Classic ASP
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.26%) Autofac
7 1 (5.26%) AutoMapper
7 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.26%) jQuery
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Robotics
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Change Management
1 5 (26.32%) ITSM
1 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
2 2 (10.53%) OO
2 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) UML
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (5.26%) SDLC
3 1 (5.26%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) VB6
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Blue Prism
2 2 (10.53%) Kofax
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft