The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 361 333 275
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -58
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 282 334 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.63% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 1.64% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 223 264
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Median hourly rate £26.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.64% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £40.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £56.53 £147.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.11% +21.42%
VB.NET
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19959 20405 19046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.33% 38.59% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13809 13912 12291
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 452 380
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the England region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in England

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in England

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the England region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in England

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
London -12 85 £385 -9.41% 30
South East +7 55 £375 +11.94% 35
North West +28 34 £300 -9.43% 53
South West +3 33 £315 -14.28% 15
Yorkshire +7 22 £325 - 24
East Midlands -4 22 £400 +33.33% 21
West Midlands -53 16 £300 -6.25% 37
East of England +3 7 £225 -30.23% 14
North East -30 6 £313 -3.47% 5
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 England region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 525 (100.00%) .NET
2 393 (74.86%) C#
3 322 (61.33%) SQL
4 309 (58.86%) SQL Server
5 257 (48.95%) ASP.NET
6 168 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 165 (31.43%) JavaScript
8 161 (30.67%) HTML
9 135 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
10 129 (24.57%) CSS
10 129 (24.57%) MVC
11 118 (22.48%) XML
12 113 (21.52%) VB
13 109 (20.76%) Windows
14 107 (20.38%) T-SQL
15 104 (19.81%) .NET Framework
16 97 (18.48%) jQuery
17 96 (18.29%) Web Services
18 94 (17.90%) Finance
19 86 (16.38%) Team Foundation Server
20 82 (15.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 79 (15.05%) Visual Studio
22 78 (14.86%) MS Excel
23 72 (13.71%) IIS
24 70 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 69 (13.14%) Oracle
26 68 (12.95%) VB6
27 65 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
28 61 (11.62%) SQL Server 2008
29 59 (11.24%) HTML5

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in 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 72 (13.71%) IIS
2 56 (10.67%) SharePoint
3 39 (7.43%) CMS
4 35 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 24 (4.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (3.43%) MS Exchange
7 16 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.71%) WordPress
9 8 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.14%) Drupal
12 5 (0.95%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.76%) Documentum
13 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.76%) K2 blackpearl
14 3 (0.57%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.57%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
16 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.14%) MS Office
3 5 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.57%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.38%) Simulink
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Visualfiles
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Endur
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.24%) Office 365
3 10 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.14%) SaaS
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.38%) Route 53
6 2 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.14%) HTTP
1 27 (5.14%) Internet
2 14 (2.67%) SSL
3 6 (1.14%) LDAP
4 5 (0.95%) Network Security
5 4 (0.76%) DNS
5 4 (0.76%) FTP
6 3 (0.57%) Firewall
6 3 (0.57%) Intranet
6 3 (0.57%) SAN
7 2 (0.38%) DHCP
7 2 (0.38%) DVB
8 1 (0.19%) RS-232
8 1 (0.19%) RS-422
8 1 (0.19%) RS-485
8 1 (0.19%) SMTP
8 1 (0.19%) VPN
8 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (58.86%) SQL Server
2 82 (15.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (11.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 55 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (5.52%) Relational Database
7 28 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (4.38%) MongoDB
9 17 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (2.48%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.29%) MS Access
12 10 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.52%) Big Data
14 8 (1.52%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.33%) MySQL
16 6 (1.14%) NoSQL
16 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
17 5 (0.95%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 86 (16.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 79 (15.05%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.43%) NUnit
4 12 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 11 (2.10%) JIRA
6 8 (1.52%) Moq
7 7 (1.33%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.33%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.14%) Ant
8 6 (1.14%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.14%) Subversion
9 4 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.76%) Gradle
9 4 (0.76%) Hudson
9 4 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.57%) Maven
10 3 (0.57%) MSI
10 3 (0.57%) Selenium
10 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (17.90%) Finance
2 34 (6.48%) Banking
3 29 (5.52%) Advertising
4 19 (3.62%) Marketing
5 17 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.67%) German Language
7 10 (1.90%) Back Office
7 10 (1.90%) French Language
7 10 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.90%) Italian Language
7 10 (1.90%) Spanish Language
8 9 (1.71%) Legal
9 6 (1.14%) Law
9 6 (1.14%) Retail
10 4 (0.76%) Electronics
10 4 (0.76%) Games
10 4 (0.76%) Publishing
11 3 (0.57%) Front Office
12 2 (0.38%) Billing
12 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 407 (77.52%) Developer
2 288 (54.86%) .NET Developer
3 125 (23.81%) VB.NET Developer
4 113 (21.52%) C# Developer
5 96 (18.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 78 (14.86%) SQL Developer
7 45 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (7.24%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 32 (6.10%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (5.33%) Sitecore Developer
11 26 (4.95%) Support Engineer
12 24 (4.57%) Software Developer
13 23 (4.38%) .NET Software Developer
13 23 (4.38%) Analyst
14 21 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
15 20 (3.81%) SharePoint Developer
16 18 (3.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (3.43%) CMS Developer
17 17 (3.24%) Senior Developer
18 16 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (100.00%) .NET
2 257 (48.95%) ASP.NET
3 161 (30.67%) HTML
4 129 (24.57%) CSS
5 118 (22.48%) XML
6 104 (19.81%) .NET Framework
7 97 (18.48%) jQuery
8 96 (18.29%) Web Services
9 65 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 59 (11.24%) HTML5
11 54 (10.29%) WCF
12 46 (8.76%) LINQ
12 46 (8.76%) WinForms
13 43 (8.19%) WPF
14 41 (7.81%) Ajax
15 36 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 33 (6.29%) AngularJS
17 30 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 29 (5.52%) JSON
19 23 (4.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.33%) N-Tier
3 23 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.90%) iPad
5 10 (1.90%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.52%) STB
8 7 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.14%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.14%) MPEG
10 5 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.76%) Fintech
11 4 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.76%) Robotics
12 3 (0.57%) NHS
12 3 (0.57%) Physics
12 3 (0.57%) Replication
12 3 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 109 (20.76%) Windows
2 16 (3.05%) Unix
2 16 (3.05%) Windows Server
3 13 (2.48%) Linux
4 10 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.95%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.38%) Android
9 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (24.57%) MVC
3 55 (10.48%) Web Development
4 54 (10.29%) Scrum
5 47 (8.95%) SDLC
5 47 (8.95%) TDD
6 37 (7.05%) OO
7 33 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (4.57%) ITIL
9 24 (4.57%) OOP
9 24 (4.57%) Software Engineering
9 24 (4.57%) Unit Testing
10 22 (4.19%) Migration
11 19 (3.62%) Memory Management
12 18 (3.43%) E-Commerce
12 18 (3.43%) ERP
12 18 (3.43%) OWASP
12 18 (3.43%) Secure Coding
13 17 (3.24%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 393 (74.86%) C#
2 322 (61.33%) SQL
3 165 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 113 (21.52%) VB
5 107 (20.38%) T-SQL
6 68 (12.95%) VB6
7 50 (9.52%) Java
8 48 (9.14%) PowerShell
9 45 (8.57%) VBA
10 40 (7.62%) C++
11 32 (6.10%) VBScript
12 20 (3.81%) PHP
13 13 (2.48%) C
14 12 (2.29%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.90%) Python
16 7 (1.33%) MATLAB
16 7 (1.33%) Ruby
17 5 (0.95%) Perl
17 5 (0.95%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.95%) XAML
Qualifications
1 42 (8.00%) Degree
2 25 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.52%) HND
6 8 (1.52%) ISEB
7 7 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.19%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.19%) MCSD
10 1 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.00%) SLA
2 8 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.95%) Puppet
4 3 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.19%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 168 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 69 (13.14%) Oracle
3 36 (6.86%) Sitecore
4 13 (2.48%) SAP
5 7 (1.33%) Telerik
6 5 (0.95%) AppDynamics
6 5 (0.95%) HP
6 5 (0.95%) Kofax
6 5 (0.95%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.76%) Blue Prism
7 4 (0.76%) LexisNexis
7 4 (0.76%) Lumension
7 4 (0.76%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.76%) Remedy
7 4 (0.76%) Sun
7 4 (0.76%) Sybase
8 3 (0.57%) IBM
8 3 (0.57%) Intel Security
8 3 (0.57%) Lotus
8 3 (0.57%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £180 to £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 325 per day + benefits & holiday allowed
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 9 days ago
North West Of England
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £28 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Posted: 23 days ago