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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 280 222 172
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -50
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 360 435 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.91% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 2.37% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 275 263
Average daily rate
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£335 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £16.20 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £41.00 £45.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+14.15% -3.63%
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
19494 18375 17841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.37% 38.64% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13322 12014 10941
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 518 612
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.48 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
London +30 129 £368 -7.54% 42
South East -48 63 £350 +11.11% 62
West Midlands -10 41 £306 +11.36% 49
South West -36 32 £300 -7.69% 47
East of England -14 30 £300 - 21
Yorkshire -40 24 £300 +3.44% 29
North East -19 16 £315 - 12
East Midlands -15 12 £308 +13.88% 17
North West -35 10 £300 -1.63% 52
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 747 (100.00%) .NET
2 499 (66.80%) C#
3 424 (56.76%) SQL Server
4 402 (53.82%) SQL
5 381 (51.00%) ASP.NET
6 219 (29.32%) JavaScript
7 204 (27.31%) HTML
8 190 (25.44%) Microsoft
9 158 (21.15%) MVC
10 156 (20.88%) CSS
11 145 (19.41%) WCF
12 143 (19.14%) XML
13 128 (17.14%) Windows
14 127 (17.00%) VB
15 119 (15.93%) Web Services
16 118 (15.80%) jQuery
17 116 (15.53%) .NET Framework
18 115 (15.39%) SQL Server 2008
19 113 (15.13%) Finance
20 108 (14.46%) Visual Studio
21 107 (14.32%) Agile Software Development
22 104 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 94 (12.58%) T-SQL
24 93 (12.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 86 (11.51%) Team Foundation Server
26 83 (11.11%) Oracle
27 82 (10.98%) MS Excel
28 81 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
29 80 (10.71%) SharePoint
29 80 (10.71%) Java

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 80 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 56 (7.50%) IIS
3 37 (4.95%) CMS
4 28 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 20 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (1.87%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.61%) Umbraco
10 9 (1.20%) ArcGIS
10 9 (1.20%) Documentum
11 8 (1.07%) DNN
12 7 (0.94%) Kentico
13 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.80%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.80%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.67%) Drupal
14 5 (0.67%) Oracle BPEL
14 5 (0.67%) WorkSite
Applications
1 82 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 63 (8.43%) MS Office
3 17 (2.28%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.94%) ArcInfo
6 4 (0.54%) MS Project
7 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.40%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.27%) GIMP
9 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 34 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.80%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 4 (0.54%) Endur
3 4 (0.54%) ZaiNet
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) Tridion
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.13%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.67%) Office 365
3 4 (0.54%) SaaS
4 3 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.68%) HTTP
2 17 (2.28%) Firewall
3 11 (1.47%) Wireless
3 11 (1.47%) NAS
3 11 (1.47%) Intranet
3 11 (1.47%) DHCP
4 9 (1.20%) FTP
4 9 (1.20%) Broadband
5 8 (1.07%) Internet
5 8 (1.07%) Telnet
6 4 (0.54%) DNS
7 2 (0.27%) SAN
7 2 (0.27%) Extranet
8 1 (0.13%) LDAP
8 1 (0.13%) SMTP
8 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 115 (15.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 104 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (12.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (7.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 42 (5.62%) Oracle Database
7 39 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (3.88%) Relational Database
10 28 (3.75%) DTS
11 25 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (2.95%) SQL Server 2000
13 17 (2.28%) MS Access
14 16 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 14 (1.87%) MySQL
16 11 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (1.07%) Oracle ODI
18 8 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
18 8 (1.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 108 (14.46%) Visual Studio
2 86 (11.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (2.68%) Selenium
4 19 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.41%) Subversion
6 17 (2.28%) JIRA
6 17 (2.28%) JUnit
7 15 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 14 (1.87%) NUnit
9 10 (1.34%) Maven
10 9 (1.20%) ReSharper
11 8 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (1.07%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.67%) Trac
12 5 (0.67%) Hudson
12 5 (0.67%) Redmine
12 5 (0.67%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.54%) ClearQuest
13 4 (0.54%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 113 (15.13%) Finance
2 47 (6.29%) Marketing
3 34 (4.55%) Banking
4 21 (2.81%) Retail
5 15 (2.01%) Back Office
6 13 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.20%) Legal
8 8 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.80%) Front Office
10 5 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.67%) Games
11 4 (0.54%) Electronics
11 4 (0.54%) Advertising
12 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.40%) Law
12 3 (0.40%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 559 (74.83%) Developer
2 297 (39.76%) .NET Developer
3 140 (18.74%) VB.NET Developer
4 67 (8.97%) C# Developer
5 52 (6.96%) Analyst
6 51 (6.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (6.29%) Web Developer
8 45 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
9 44 (5.89%) Programmer
10 34 (4.55%) Software Developer
11 30 (4.02%) Senior Developer
11 30 (4.02%) SQL Developer
12 28 (3.75%) Architect
13 27 (3.61%) Consultant
14 26 (3.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (3.35%) Analyst Programmer
16 23 (3.08%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (2.95%) Tester
17 22 (2.95%) VB Developer
18 21 (2.81%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 747 (100.00%) .NET
2 381 (51.00%) ASP.NET
3 204 (27.31%) HTML
4 156 (20.88%) CSS
5 145 (19.41%) WCF
6 143 (19.14%) XML
7 119 (15.93%) Web Services
8 118 (15.80%) jQuery
9 116 (15.53%) .NET Framework
10 81 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 61 (8.17%) Ajax
12 59 (7.90%) WinForms
12 59 (7.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 53 (7.10%) WPF
14 51 (6.83%) HTML5
15 38 (5.09%) XSLT
16 37 (4.95%) JSON
17 30 (4.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 29 (3.88%) LINQ
19 28 (3.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 26 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.35%) N-Tier
5 24 (3.21%) User Experience
6 12 (1.61%) Mainframe
6 12 (1.61%) GIS
6 12 (1.61%) FMCG
7 11 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
8 10 (1.34%) STB
9 9 (1.20%) E-Learning
10 8 (1.07%) Open Source
10 8 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (0.80%) NHS
11 6 (0.80%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.67%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.67%) MPEG
12 5 (0.67%) SCORM
12 5 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 128 (17.14%) Windows
2 21 (2.81%) UNIX
3 18 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (1.61%) Linux
4 12 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.07%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.80%) Android
8 5 (0.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (21.15%) MVC
2 107 (14.32%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (10.31%) OO
4 68 (9.10%) CRM
5 61 (8.17%) Scrum
6 55 (7.36%) Unit Testing
7 53 (7.10%) E-Commerce
8 48 (6.43%) Migration
9 46 (6.16%) Software Engineering
10 41 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (5.22%) OOP
12 35 (4.69%) Workflow
12 35 (4.69%) TDD
13 33 (4.42%) Project Management
13 33 (4.42%) Web Development
14 32 (4.28%) Data Management
15 29 (3.88%) Test Scripting
16 28 (3.75%) Web Design
17 25 (3.35%) ETL
18 22 (2.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 499 (66.80%) C#
2 402 (53.82%) SQL
3 219 (29.32%) JavaScript
4 127 (17.00%) VB
5 94 (12.58%) T-SQL
6 80 (10.71%) Java
7 74 (9.91%) VBA
8 67 (8.97%) VBScript
9 66 (8.84%) VB6
10 45 (6.02%) PL/SQL
11 36 (4.82%) PHP
12 24 (3.21%) C++
13 20 (2.68%) Ruby
14 16 (2.14%) PowerShell
15 15 (2.01%) Perl
16 12 (1.61%) C
17 10 (1.34%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.20%) Python
19 5 (0.67%) XPath
20 4 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (5.76%) Degree
2 39 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.07%) MCTS
5 8 (1.07%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.67%) ISEB
7 3 (0.40%) HNC
7 3 (0.40%) HND
7 3 (0.40%) MCITP
8 2 (0.27%) CCNA
8 2 (0.27%) MCSE
8 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PhD
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.21%) QA
2 5 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.67%) SLA
3 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.20%) Firmware
3 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.27%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.27%) SCCM
3 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 190 (25.44%) Microsoft
2 83 (11.11%) Oracle
3 15 (2.01%) Sitecore
4 13 (1.74%) IBM
5 11 (1.47%) EPiServer
5 11 (1.47%) DevExpress
6 10 (1.34%) Telerik
7 6 (0.80%) Open Text
7 6 (0.80%) Business Objects
7 6 (0.80%) Adobe
7 6 (0.80%) HP
7 6 (0.80%) Interwoven
7 6 (0.80%) Informatica
7 6 (0.80%) Tableau
8 5 (0.67%) SAP
8 5 (0.67%) Capita
9 4 (0.54%) Sybase
9 4 (0.54%) Trayport
10 3 (0.40%) Cognos
10 3 (0.40%) Citrix
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Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
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Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
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Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
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Central London / West End
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City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Staffordshire
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Rate: competitive
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Hampshire
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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London
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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