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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 124 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.77% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 2.08% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 21
Median daily rate £228 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £374 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £295
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
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
974 1154 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.02% 36.95% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 729 697
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 52 56
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.16 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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
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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Essex +6 5 £351 +106.61% 3
Hertfordshire +8 2 £225 -33.33% 4
Norfolk -5 1 £313 +4.16% 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (18.18%) CSS
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 4 (18.18%) WCF
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) iPad
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (13.64%) MVC
10 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
10 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
11 2 (9.09%) Classic ASP
11 2 (9.09%) XML
11 2 (9.09%) VB
11 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 2 (9.09%) C++
11 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
11 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange

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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Documentum
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) .NET Developer
3 12 (54.55%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (9.09%) VB Developer
6 2 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Kernel Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Kernel Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) Classic ASP
5 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.55%) Autofac
6 1 (4.55%) AutoMapper
6 1 (4.55%) LINQ
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) iPad
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 2 (9.09%) Robotics
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (4.55%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (4.55%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) VB6
5 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Blue Prism
2 2 (9.09%) Kofax